K - 3 Learning
Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers
List Serve -
Center for Inquiry
http://www.richland2.k12.sc.us/cfi/ This school has won
awards for 4 consecutive years. Check a grade level, and then
follow the links for examples of inquiry.
Concept to Classroom
Grant Wiggins and Associates
Understanding by Design home page
telecollaborative project with Class Project examples from
Inquiry Leading to Understanding
http://inquiry.uiuc.edu/ This site is a log in required,
but there are sample units for browsing. Well worth a look.
Learning: An Intro. To Inquiry-Based Learning -
excellent place to start for background information. Be sure
to follow the links, especially “How to Create an
Project, Problem and Inquiry Based Learning
http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic43.htm Discusses differences
between three types of learning
Project/Inquiry-Based Learning Resources -
http://www.iearn-canada.org/guideontheside.html Created by
master teacher, Bill Belsey. Excellent listing of resources
Using the Internet for Inquiry-based Learning -
http://www.biopoint.com/msla/links.html Excellent links on
What Does the Research Say? -
http://www.cosn.org/resources/edc/vol_1.pdf A great
research articles showing how student performance improves
What is Inquiry Based Learning?
http://www.inquirylearn.com/Inquirydef.htm The graphic
makes things seem much clearer.
Serve Mailing - October 8, 2005