The Importance of Student Questions

We’re grateful to Joel Pardalis, sixth-grade teacher at New Fairfield Middle School in New Fairfield, Connecticut, for writing this guest post about how he discovered the benefits of effective questioning and how to get students ...

The Democratic Influence of Junior Great Books

Matthew Rief, a former teacher currently serving as Director of Advanced and Enriched Instruction at the District of Columbia Schools (DCPS), shares his experience using Junior Great Books.

I’m generally not a big ...

“I’m so impressed with the thoughtfulness of their conversations!”

Monette DeSimone, a second-grade teacher at City Academy in St. Louis, Missouri, sent us this email message after attending a professional learning course and using Shared Inquiry with her students for the first time. We were ...

“One of the best PD days we have ever had!”

Nothing makes our day more than hearing positive feedback from educators! Tricia Bauche, director of curriculum and instruction at St. Joseph School in St. Charles, Missouri, recently attended our Shared Inquiry Essentials course ...