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A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas
Warren Berger

Bloomsbury USA, 2014

In this groundbreaking book, journalist and innovation expert Warren Berger shows that one of the most powerful forces for igniting change in business and in our daily lives is a simple, under-appreciated tool—one that has been available to us since childhood. Questioning—deeply, imaginatively, “beautifully”—can help us identify and solve problems, come up with game-changing ideas, and pursue fresh opportunities. So why are we often ...


Inquiry: Questioning, Reading, Writing (2nd Edition)
Lynn Z. Bloom, Edward M. White, ...

Longman, 2003

This cross-curricular composition book emphasizes the idea of writing as thinking. Maintaining its core theme that good questions are at the heart of good writing, this Second Edition is organized around six thought-provoking questions intended to motivate contemplation and inspire prolific writing: 1) How do I know who I am?; 2) How do we know what we know?; 3) What principles do, and should, govern our personal lives?; 4) What are human ...


From Inquiry to Academic Writing: A Text and Reader
Stuart Greene, April Lidinsky

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2011

Academic writing is a conversation — a collaborative exchange of ideas to pursue new knowledge. From Inquiry to Academic Writing: A Text and Reader demystifies cross-curricular thinking and writing by breaking it down into a series of comprehensible habits and skills that students can learn in order to join in. The extensive thematic reader opens up thought-provoking conversations being held throughout the academy and in the culture at ...


Inquiry and the Common Core: Librarians and Teachers Designing Teaching for Learning

Libraries Unlimited, 2013

With the adoption of the CCSS in most of the nation's schools, educators and administrators at K–12 schools have a pressing need to find the best ways to implement these rigorous and comprehensive standards that challenge students to understand informational text and digital content at increasing levels of complexity. This text provides faculty with much-needed support in achieving this critical goal, thoroughly describing inquiry learning and ...


Engaging Readers & Writers with Inquiry (Theory and Practice)
Jeffrey Wilhelm

Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching, 2007

What makes a good relationship? How does flight influence behavior for humans and birds? Is it ever permissible to lie? Reframing our units and lessons with questions such as these makes learning more exciting for students. Wilhelm debunks the myth that teaching through inquiry is hard. He shares practical, easy ideas for turning state standards into engaging authentic questions that propel students toward deep understandings. Includes sample ...


Psychology: From Inquiry to Understanding (paperback) (3rd Edition)
Scott O. Lilienfeld, Steven J Lynn, ...

Pearson, 2013

Provides the framework to go from inquiry to understanding.   Psychology: From Inquiry to Understanding, 3/e, teaches students how to test their assumptions, and motivates them to use scientific thinking skills to better understand the field of psychology in their everyday lives. By applying scientific thinking, students can more intelligently evaluate claims about both laboratory research and daily life. In the end, students will ...


Comprehension & Collaboration: Inquiry Circles in Action
Harvey Daniels, Stephanie Harvey

Heinemann, 2009

"This book is about small-group projects that work. It's about combining what we know about the research process, about thinking, and about people working together to create a structure that consistently supports kids to build knowledge that matters in their lives." -Stephanie Harvey and Harvey "Smokey" Daniels Watch a video overview from Steph and Smokey Listen to a podcast with Smokey and two master teachers who use inquiry circles ...


Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling (BK Business)
Edgar H Schein

Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2013

The Key to Effective Communication Communication is essential in a healthy organization. But all too often when we interact with people—especially those who report to us—we simply tell them what we think they need to know. This shuts them down. To generate bold new ideas, to avoid disastrous mistakes, to develop agility and flexibility, we need to practice Humble Inquiry. Ed Schein defines Humble Inquiry as “the fine art of drawing ...


Teaching Science Through Inquiry and Investigation, Loose-Leaf Version with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access ...
Terry L. Contant, Joel E. Bass, ...

Pearson, 2014

ALERT:  Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you  select the correct ISBN . Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition,  you may need a CourseID , provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products.   ...


Inquiry-Based Learning Using Everyday Objects: Hands-On Instructional Strategies That Promote Active Learning ...
Amy Edmonds Alvarado, Patricia R. Herr

Corwin, 2003

This exciting new book explores how students can use everyday objects to answer essential questions, meet curriculum standards, and grow in observation, inquisitiveness, and reflective learning.


Inquiry and Innovation in the Classroom: Using 20% Time, Genius Hour, and PBL to Drive Student Success
A.J. Juliani

Routledge, 2014

Careers in the 21 st century are changing, but traditional education methods are not preparing students for these new jobs and demands. In this thought-provoking book, esteemed educator A.J. Juliani describes how we need to modify our classrooms to instill in students the drive for inquiry and innovation that they will need to succeed beyond school doors. Juliani reveals the ways that teachers can use Google’s 20% Time, Genius Hour, and ...


Inquiry In Education Set V1&2 P: Inquiry in Education, Volume I: The Conceptual Foundations for Research as ...
Mark W. Aulls, Bruce M. Shore

Routledge, 2007

Why should inquiry—the engine for independent, curiosity- and interest-driven, life-long learning—be a curricular imperative, and its presence a criterion for excellent education? Is it possible to teach inquiry skills systematically and to engage learners in being inquirers across elementary, secondary, and post-secondary schooling?   To answer these urgent questions, this book *pulls together more than four decades of expert opinion, ...


Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Revolution in Change
David L Cooperrider, Diana Whitney

Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2005

Written by the originators and leaders of the Appreciative Inquiry (AI) movement itself, this short, practical guide offers an approach to organizational change based on the possibility of a more desirable future, experience with the whole system, and activities that signal ""something different is happening this time."" That difference systematically taps the potential of human beings to make themselves, their organizations, and their ...


Thinking Through Project-Based Learning: Guiding Deeper Inquiry
Jane I. Krauss, Suzanne K. Boss

Corwin, 2013

Everything you need to know to lead effective and engaging project-based learning! This timely and practical book shows how to implement academically-rich classroom projects that teach the all-important skill of inquiry. Teachers will find: A research-driven case for project-based learning, supported by current findings on brain development and connections with Common Core standards Numerous sample projects for every K-12 grade ...


Facilitating Yourself with Scott Kiloby's Living Inquiries
Julie Klopp

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

This book is not an introduction to the Living Inquiries. It’s purpose is to assist those who are at least somewhat familiar with the Inquiries to become more adept at facilitating themselves. It covers the Unfindable Inquiry, Anxiety Inquiry, Compulsion Inquiry, the Boomerang and Panorama, working with body energies and pain, and much more.


An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of States: How Taxes, Energy, and Worker Freedom Change ...
Arthur B. Laffer, Stephen Moore, ...

Wiley, 2014

A passionate, detailed, quantified argument for state-level tax reform An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of States explains why eliminating or lowering tax burdens at the state level leads to economic growth and wealth creation. A passionate argument for tax reform, the book shows that even states with small populations can benefit enormously with the right policies. The authors’ detailed exposition evaluates the impact ...


An Inquiry Into Love and Death
Simone St. James

NAL Trade, 2013

In 1920's England, a young woman searches for the truth behind her uncle’s mysterious death in a town haunted by a restless ghost… Oxford student Jillian Leigh works day and night to keep up with her studies—so to leave at the beginning of the term is next to impossible. But after her uncle Toby, a renowned ghost hunter, is killed in a fall off a cliff, she must drive to the seaside village of Rothewell to pack up his belongings. ...


Lila: An Inquiry Into Morals
Robert M. Pirsig

Bantam, 1992

The author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance examines life's essential issues as he recounts the journey down the Hudson River in a sailboat of his philosopher-narrator Phaedrus. Reprint.


Inferno: An Inquiry Into the Willingham Fire

Allen & Allen Semiotics, Inc., 2011

Cameron Todd Willingham refused to walk to his execution. To his last moment he proclaimed his innocence of the arson that claimed the lives of his children. While much has been written of the trial, conviction and execution of Willingham, Inferno is the first exploration of the possible causes of the fire that cost three children, and eventually, Willingham himself, their lives. Instead of him saving her, Amber would save her daddy. She would ...


Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design: Choosing Among Five Approaches
John W. Creswell

SAGE Publications, Inc, 2012

In this Third Edition of his bestselling text John W. Creswell explores the philosophical underpinnings, history, and key elements of each of five qualitative inquiry traditions: narrative research, phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, and case study. In his signature accessible writing style, the author relates research designs to each of the traditions of inquiry. He compares theoretical frameworks, ways to employ standards of ...



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