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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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Inquiry into Life
Sylvia Mader, Michael Windelspecht

McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math, 2013

Basic biological concepts and processes with a human emphasis. From the unique delivery of biology content, to the time tested art program, to the complete integration of the text with technology, Dr. Sylvia Mader has formed a teaching system that will both motivate and enable your students to understand and appreciate the wonders of all areas of biology. Inquiry into Life , 14/e emphasizes the application of all areas of biology to ...


Methods for Teaching Science as Inquiry (10th Edition)
Joel E. Bass, Terry L. Contant, ...

Pearson, 2008

Methods for Teaching Science as Inquiry introduces prospective and experienced teachers to the science content and teaching strategies necessary to teach science in contemporary ways.  Traditional learning focuses on learning about things.  The teacher dispenses the information and the student receives it.  The inquiry approach emphasizes how we learn things rather than just what we know.  Instead of just memorizing facts, students are ...


Self-Inquiry Meditation: Stop Your Negative Thinking! (7 Lessons 7 Exercises -The Beginner´s Guide to ...

Grapevine Books - Ediciones De La Parra, 2014

7 LESSONS 7 EXERCISES TO END NEGATIVITY AND FIND TRUE HAPPINESS AND INNER PEACE! WHAT IS THE SECRET OF HAPPINESS? How can you avoid depression, suffering and dissatisfaction? What is the best way of dealing with unhappy or stressful situations? And how can you stop your negative thinking from continuously sabotaging your own life? The answer is simple, according to the celebrated twentieth-century Indian sage Sri Ramana Maharshi ...


Lab Manual for Inquiry into Life
Sylvia Mader

McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math, 2013

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Rethinking Social Inquiry: Diverse Tools, Shared Standards
Henry Brady, David Collier

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2010

With innovative new chapters on process tracing, regression analysis, and natural experiments, the second edition of Rethinking Social Inquiry further extends the reach of this path-breaking book. The original debate with King, Keohane, and Verba_now updated_remains central to the volume, and the new material illuminates evolving discussions of essential methodological tools. Thus, process tracing is often invoked as fundamental to qualitative ...


Inquiry into Life
Sylvia Mader

McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math, 2010

Basic biological concepts and processes with a human emphasis. From the unique delivery of biology content, to the time tested art program, to the complete integration of the text with technology, Dr. Sylvia Mader has formed a teaching system that will both motivate and enable your students to understand and appreciate the wonders of all areas of biology. Inquiry into Life, 13/e emphasizes the application of all areas of biology to knowledge ...


Science Notebooks, Second Edition: Writing About Inquiry
Lori Fulton, Brian Campbell

Heinemann, 2014

Save 15% when you buy the Science Notebooks, Second Edition book study bundle. The bestselling first edition of Science Notebooks inspired thousands of teachers to use science notebooks as a powerful way to help students reveal and develop their thinking about scientific concepts, engage in the work of scientists and engineers, and exercise language skills. Lori Fulton and Brian Campbell make the Second Edition even more valuable by ...


Chemistry: A Guided Inquiry
Richard S. Moog, John J. Farrell

Wiley, 2014

Chemistry: A Guided Approach 6 th Edition follows the underlying principles developed by years of research on how readers learn and draws on testing by those using the POGIL methodology. This text follows inquiry based learning and correspondingly emphasizes the underlying concepts and the reasoning behind the concepts.  This text offers an approach that follows modern cognitive learning principles by having readers learn how to create ...


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 ...


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 ...


Did Muhammad Exist?: An Inquiry into Islam's Obscure Origins
Robert Spencer

Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2014

Everything you thought you knew about Islam is about to change   This stunning book uncovers provocative evidence that forces us to ask: Did Muhammad, Islam’s founding prophet, even exist?   It is a question that few have thought—or dared—to ask. But the widely accepted story of Islam’s origins begins to crumble on close examination.   In Did Muhammad Exist? bestselling author Robert Spencer brings to ...



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