Inquiry

TeachThought Podcast Ep. 87 Helping Questions Flourish With Recap

Drew Perkins, talks with Emily Merritt and Brian Lamb of Recap about the inquiry process and how they’ve iterated and used Design Thinking to develop their and their app/platform. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Recap @RecapThat Right Question Insitute – Question Formulation Technique (QFT) Trevor McKenzie – Dive Into Inquiry Chris Bronke Adam Watson Susan Cain – Quiet Guided […]

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How To Design A Wikipedia Writing & Research Assignment

How To Design A Wikipedia Writing & Research Assignment by TeachThought Staff That you probably use Wikipedia but tell your students not to is why we’re here. Wikipedia has long been the bane of educators–a poster child for the ‘don’t believe everything you read on the internet because anyone can publish anything’ movement. While making […]

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5 Learning Strategies That Make Students Curious

5 Learning Strategies That Make Students Curious by Terry Heick Note this post has been updated from original publishing in February of 2013 Understanding where curiosity comes from is the holy grail of education. Education, of course, is different than learning. Education implies a formal, systematic, and strategic intent to cause learning. In this case, […]

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Facilitating For Inquiry In PBL With #GrowChat

Facilitating For Inquiry In PBL With #GrowChat  by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PD As our summer professional learning event, TeachThought PBL #Grow17, draws closer we’re excited about the different ways we can engage with our audience around the focus of PBL and Inquiry. In this spirit we invite you to join us in a […]

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TeachThought Podcast Ep. 72 The Power Of Inquiry

  Ep. 72 The Power Of Inquiry Drew Perkins talks with Kath Murdoch from Australia about her work and book and creating a culture of inquiry in schools around the world. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Kath Murdoch’s web site @kjinquiry Kath Murdoch on Facebook Ep. 31 Let’s Teach Students To Ask More […]

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10 Benefits Of Inquiry-Based Learning

10 Benefits Of Inquiry-Based Learning by TeachThought Staff Inquiry-based learning is a term that educators and parents alike hear bandied about without a clear sense of exactly what it is, why it’s effective, how it works, and what its benefits are. For now, let’s define inquiry-based learning simply as an open-ended approach to learning guided […]

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Ep. 31 Let’s Teach Students To Ask More And Better Questions With The QFT

Ep. 31 Let’s Teach Students To Ask More And Better Questions With The QFT by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development This is episode 31 of the TeachThought Podcast! Drew Perkins discusses the Question Formulation Technique with the Co-Director of the Right Question Institute, Dan Rothstein. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: The Right […]

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Ep. 29 Let’s Increase The Use of #Inquiry In our Schools

Ep. 29 Let’s Increase The Use of #Inquiry In our Schools by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development This is episode 29 of the TeachThought Podcast! Drew Perkins talks with Amy Spinelli from Inquiry Partners about their work to spread the gospel of inquiry including their i5 approach and the new Earshot app. Links & […]

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