Inquiry-based learning is a hot topic these days. If you are wondering whether you are fostering a true inquiry-based environment, take a look at the chart below. We are the experts. Inquiry is what we do at Great Books, and it’s why students and teachers who participate in Great Books programs are so engaged.
What happens in the inquiry-based classroom?
|Examples of student behaviors to look for in an inquiry-based classroom|
|Critical Thinking Skills|
|Participation and Engagement|
|Examples of teacher behaviors to look for in an inquiry-based classroom|
|Tracking Student Participation|
Are your teachers and students engaging in inquiry-based learning? Do you see critical thinking, student engagement, and participation in your classroom? The Great Books Shared Inquiry method of learning and our classroom materials can help activate deeper thinking, attentive listening, thoughtful speaking, and a collaborative culture. We also have a critical thinking rubric and assessment tools to support student learning and implementation in the classroom.
You can learn more about the Great Books Shared Inquiry method of learning, register for a professional development course, or contact your educational consultant to discuss scheduling your own PD or learning more about Great Books programs at any time!