Category Archives: Inquiry-based learning

Reinventing School From the Ground Up For Inquiry Learning

For all of us, as citizens and educators, in this country and others, it’s way past time for school “improvement,” and high time to invent fresh organizations designed for inquiry— the ecosystem for inquiry, in which all elements of the … Continue reading

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Reinventing Project Based Learning to be More Meaningful

Every system in every country is in the process of figuring out how to reboot education. That’s why so many educators are using the project based learning (PBL) model. PBL has proven to be a means for setting up the … Continue reading

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Action Research in Education

An interview with Dick Sagor, a pioneer in action research. Dick has been assisting schools, districts, and school improvement teams with their efforts to improve student performance, develop professional learning communities, and build capacity through the use of  “Collaborative Action Research.” … Continue reading

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Aprendizaje por Proyectos: El Modelo Kuhlthau

Read Carol Kuhltaul, una destacada académica estadounidense, experta en manejo de información, planteó este exhaustivo modelo con el objetivo de distinguir las etapas que permiten resolver los problemas en el manejo de la información. Este modelo se basa en el … Continue reading

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Information Search Process

Read The Information Search Process (ISP) is a six stage model of the users’ holistic experience in the process of information seeking. The ISP model, based on two decades of empirical research, identifies three realms of experience: the affective (feelings), … Continue reading

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The ‘information search process’ revisited: is the model still useful?

Read Introduction. This paper examines the continued usefulness of Kuhlthau’s Information Search Process as a model of information behaviour in new, technologically rich information environments. Method. A comprehensive review of research that has explored the model in various settings and … Continue reading

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Guided inquiry: learning in the 21st century

Read Read also: Information Search Process The ‘information search process’ revisited: is the model still useful? Aprendizaje por Proyectos: El Modelo Kuhlthau Based on Carol Kuhlthau‘s six stage Information Search Process, the authors present a convincing argument for recasting Guided … Continue reading

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The Epistemic Value of Curiosity

Read   In this essay, Frederick Schmitt and Reza Lahroodi explore the value of curiosity for inquiry and knowledge. They defend an appetitive account of curiosity, viewing curiosity as a motivationally original desire to know that arises from having one’s … Continue reading

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Curiosity-based learning (CBL) program

Read Read also: Curiosity-based learning – presentation   This paper describes a series of experiential educational exercises developed to better engage and more effectively educate master degree students in the necessary foundation skills that comprise a true scholar. It was … Continue reading

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Célestin Freinet – Inquiry-based Learning, Experimental trial and error, une Pédagogie de l’E tonnement

The theory underlying Freinet’s techniques is set out most clearly and fully in his Essai de psychologie sensible appliquée à l’éducation: for him the essence of his techniques is ‘experimental trial and error’. Schools, of course, are there for learning, … Continue reading

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