What Does Inquiry in SS Look Like?

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What Does Inquiry in SS Look Like? by Mind Map: What Does Inquiry in SS Look Like?

1. Coming up with the right driving question is also a major challenge teachers face when in an Inquiry based learning environment

2. Authentic

2.1. students engage in work rooted in the real world

3. Inquiry is a disposition towards a topic you teach - NOT a teaching strategy

4. Rigour

4.1. integrate what you are passionate about into the subject

4.2. pursuing inquiry in the area of the subject matter which also invites students along as peers in your travels

5. Challenge of inquiry is bringing in the real world/authenticity while remaining focused

6. Inquiry is about that 'one' driving question

7. Allows you to get at the deeper rooted issue

8. Need to choose the right resources to 'hook' kids and get them interested in SS

9. SS inquiry is where students work goes beyond the typical student/teacher relationship and out into the community

10. Inquiry allows students to see the connection between curricular facts and the real world (eg. when students were touring schools informing students about their rights to vote, even if they have only been in the province for a short time)

11. Moving beyond factual recall and getting students to bring about change

12. Being clear on the ways of thinking we as educators are trying to nurture in our students

13. Throughline questioning: the theme or question that guides learning throughout the year and pulls activities together