teachingasinquiry

Making a difference through teaching as inquiry

Teaching as inquiry, in my mind, is a relatively simple concept that has been made more complex and less effective by the perceived demands of compliance. From my point of view, if teaching as inquiry is effective then the classroom teacher: has the goal of improved student learning as the main and central focus is...

The power of teaching as inquiry

I love visiting Year 1 classes. I’m always in awe of the skill and enthusiasm and energy of Year 1 teachers who provide students with their first experience of learning at school. I find it especially fascinating how these teachers teach students to ‘break the code’ of reading and writing – to create meaning out of lines...

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