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. Engaging in the real world

1.1. Connecting curriculum to outside world

1.2. Taking learning outside of school

2. Disposition towards the topic; The way you approach and think about it

3. Follows the Galileo Rubric

3.1. Authenticity **

3.2. Academic Rigor **

3.3. Assessment

3.4. Life Skills

3.5. Appropriate Use of Technology

3.6. Active Explortation

3.7. Connecting with Experts

3.8. Elaborated Communication

3.9. Compassion

4. Focus on learning rather than teaching

5. Rigour

5.1. Being in the company of passionate adult who is rigorously pursuing inquiry in the area of their subject and is inviting students along as peers in adult discourse

6. Students are doing work that is worthwhile and creating sophisticated projects

6.1. Good teachers ask themselves if they are assigning work that they would find interesting and worthwhile

7. Students are "being like" and "behaving like" the discliple (ex: behaving like a scientist)

7.1. Trying on new roles

7.2. More than studying about it; doing it and being it

7.3. Kids are learning to think, act and behave in the ways of the discipline

8. Balance between messy and focused

8.1. Brings in real world while keeping connections and assessment focused

8.2. Bringing in whats important in a topic while still finding space for students to find interest and have a voice

9. Goes beyond activity mania

9.1. Driving questions that connect to deeper issues

9.2. Student work goes beyond the typical teacher-student relationship

10. Topics are sold to students

10.1. Gets them hooked and invested

11. Produce things that add value to community

11.1. Active citizenship

12. Students have a voice and are empowered & involved

12.1. Empowering students to have an impact

13. Critical Thinking

13.1. Weigh evidence

13.2. Identify bias

13.3. Determine perspective

14. Benchmarks of Historical Thinking

14.1. Historical Significance

14.2. Primary Sources as Evidence

14.3. Continuity and Change

14.4. Cause and Consequence

14.5. Historical Perspective

14.6. Ethical Dimensions of History

15. More than simply memorizing facts

16. Through Line Thinking

16.1. Asks provocative and relevant questions that encourage teachers and students to make connections to the 3 S's -Self -Subject matter -Society

17. Leads to Dangerous Thinking

17.1. Engages students in often unasked questions

17.2. Critiques society and their school institution

17.3. Getting involving in change; Having a voice