This main function of this workspace is to house downloadable resources for teachers to enable them to plan and teach using inquiry and integrated approaches.
Nine self-guided workshops leading the reader through the development of nine inquiry unit plans. The chapters were written by ETFO members.
The power of an inquiry-based approach to teaching and learning is its potential to increase intellectual engagement and foster deep understanding through the develo
This is an introductory article about interdisciplinary teaching, an explanation of its importance, the obstacles, and some definitions of related terminology.
Dr. Brigid Barron and Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond review decades of research which illustrate the benefits of inquiry-based and cooperative learning.
All students in Ontario are expected to follow the same curriculum, one that urges coverage of a blizzard of “specific expectations” – almost 4,000 for students in g
A vast selection of science and social studies integrated lessons for teachers K to grade 12.
Research suggests that students are more likely to develop as engaged, self-directed learners in inquiry-based classrooms (Jang, Reeve & Deci, 2010; NCREL online).
This monograph reviews the key characteristics of inquiry-based learning that offer promise in supporting students to become thoughtful, motivated, & collaborative.
With so many curriculum expectations to cover and assess, it’s not surprising that teachers feel overwhelmed. One way to address this is to integrate curriculum.
Half a century of research has explored curriculum integration as a way to meet the demands of 21st century learning and to make classroom instruction more engaging.
This site contains a broad research base along with current video examples of effective teaching practices with voices of educators and students.
Jay McTighe has co-authored 14 books, including the award-winning and best-selling Understanding by Design series with Grant Wiggins.
These resources were compiled by Jay McTighe
Grant Wiggins is perhaps best known for co-authoring with Jay McTighe the award-winning and highly successful book, Understanding by Design®.
Our focus is on assisting teachers and principals design and implement 21st century inquiry-based approaches to teaching and leadership.
These "Understanding by Design" units were written during the Summer Curriculum Writing Institute beginning in 2005 and are added to every year.
Improve student understanding by teaching thinking skills and making thinking visible using routines from The Visible Thinking Project.
This link leads teachers to an integrated curriculum and inquiry unit planning template developed by the Greenwich Connecticut school district.
UbD™ works with ”expectations”-driven curriculum to help teachers clarify learning goals, devise assessments, and craft effective and engaging learning activities.
One of the earliest planning tools that I know of, this Inquiry Learning template was developed in 1987 by the Biological Sciences Curriculum Study in the U.S.
Read the report on a multi-year research initiative of the Canadian Education Association and the Canadian Council on Learning.
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