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Why a school model? Ownership Process develops understanding Common understanding Suit community needs Consistency
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Inquiry is a disposition not a process All men by nature desire to know. Aristotle By doubt we are led to inquiry and from inquiry we perceive the truth. Pierre Abelard
So why inquiry?
Higher order thinking Critical thinking Problem -solving Lifelong learning Information literacy skills Depth of understanding
Common understanding of inquiry School visits e.g. Opoutere School, Aberdeen Primary & Birkdale Intermediate Focus on Inquiry by Jeni Wilson & Lesley Wing Jan (Curriculum Corporation)
Elements of Inquiry Student ownership of the learning and clear purpose Authentic contexts, meaningful learning An investigation into a question, problem, issue or idea Students construct meaning Scaffolding to support learning Teacher as guide or facilitator Knowledge creation Action as a result of the inquiry What do each of the elements of inquiry mean to your staff?
Discuss, Debate and Question
Big 6 ResearchCycle Action Learning SAUCE Super 3 8 Ws 3 Doors Numerous school models I.S.P. ProgressiveInquiry Problem-basedLearning Existing Models