www.nquire.org.uk Personally meaningful inquiry. Investigations that relate directly to the needs and curiosities of learners. Thinking about everyday ideas in new ways. My Community Myself My Environment Personal Inquiry www.pi-project.ac.uk
www.nquire.org.uk Connecting learning across contexts. Evidence-based investigations that start in the classroom, continue in less formal settings and move back to the classroom to share and present results . Personal Inquiry www.pi-project.ac.uk
www.nquire.org.uk Participatory design. Involving young learners, teachers, experts and researchers in an iterative process of proposing, designing and running novel evidence-based inquiries. Personal Inquiry www.pi-project.ac.uk
www.nquire.org.uk Scripts are like dynamic inquiry plans, that guide and structure inquiry learning. jjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjj Personal Inquiry www.pi-project.ac.uk
Findings and outputs
(1) nQuire toolkit. The inquiry process is implemented/represented as a ‘dynamic inquiry guide’.
(2) Successfully used by teachers & students in various settings.
(3) Helps students to understand how parts of the inquiry process fit within and shape the process.
(4) Scripted inquiry learning activities had positive learning outcomes, children enjoyed science lessons, and they support learning across formal and non-formal settings.