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14 Effective Teaching Strategies For Inquiry-Based Learning

14 Effective Teaching Strategies For Inquiry-Based Learning

What Is Inquiry-Based Learning? Inquiry-based learning is an approach to learning guided by students through questions, research, and/or curiosity. An inquiry-based learning strategy is simply a way to facilitate inquiry during the learning process. It might be useful...
What Is Question-Based Learning?

What Is Question-Based Learning?

What Is Question-Based Learning? Question-based learning is a type of inquiry where the learner is guided by forming and refining a guiding question (or questions). In this model of inquiry, students are focused on questions rather than answers–which means...
What Is The Question Formulation Technique?

What Is The Question Formulation Technique?

What Is The Question Formulation Technique? by TeachThought Staff Definition Put simply, the Question Formation Technique (QFT) is a process for brainstorming questions. According to the creating organization, the QFT “helps all people create, work with, and use their...
20 Types Of Questions For Teaching Critical Thinking

20 Types Of Questions For Teaching Critical Thinking

20 Types Of Questions For Teaching Critical Thinking by Terry Heick What are the different types of questions? Turns out, it’s pretty limitless. I’ve always been interested in them–the way they can cause (or stop) thinking; the nature of inquiry and reason; the way...
5 Inquiry Modes And Their Effect On Student Ownership

5 Inquiry Modes And Their Effect On Student Ownership

The above framework from Sundberg & Moncada (1994), Ohlhorst (1995), D’Avanzo (1996), and Grant & Vatnick (1998) takes this idea of ownership and applies it to inquiry-based learning. The result is a kind of spectrum analyzing the nature of teaching inquiry, moving close-ended demonstration to open-ended inquiry and even collaboration with the researchers themselves.