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Inquiry learning in the online environment
Joan CoyPrincipal PAVEPWSD#76
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On the same page with Inquiry Learning Project Based Learning Process oriented Effective assessment FOR learning A differentiated learning environment Community of learners questioning searching for answers collaborating online Share your ideas about online education.
“Inquiry is based on the belief thatunderstanding is constructed in theprocess of people working andconversing together as they poseand solve the problems, makediscoveries and rigorously testing thediscoveries that arise in the course ofshared activity. “http://www.galileo.org/inquiry-what.html
Inquiry is a study into a worthy question, issue, problem or idea. It is the type of work that those working in the disciplines actually undertake to create or build knowledge. Therefore, inquiry involves serious engagement and investigation and the active creation and testing of new knowledge. http://www.galileo.org/inquiry-what.html
Projects Project-based Learning loose set of activities inquiry-based supplements the part of the regular curriculum curriculum and instruction thematic focused maps to specific outcomes broad assessements guided by assessment for learning. no management uses project management tools structure http://www.galileo.org/inquiry-what.html
Questioning is the heart ofinquiry learning.Students must ask relevantquestions and develop ways tosearch for answers andgenerate explanations.Emphasis is placed upon theprocess.Teacher as activator
Divergent thinking isencouraged and nurturedas students recognize thatquestions often have morethan one "good" or"correct" answer.Such thinking leads inmany instances toelaboration of furtherquestions.
Go to PAVE websitewww.pwsd76.ab.ca/pave Sandbox top left
Tools in Moodle to create the learning experience we want for studentsAssessment Collaboration Communication Quiz Glossary Forum Assignment Database Choice Lesson Workshop Questionnaire Survey Chat Chat
Nurture for growth Be there! Check in to the course/community 3-4 times a day Ask for help from your students
It is working when: Students ask questions & get answers Students feel valued and their input is important Absences are noticed
As educators, we can probably modelcollaborative learning communities best if weare members of one. Right Course now, Rockyview Sharing School Division is With kindly hosting a Moodle Provincial Hub. Hub https://hub.rockyview.ab.ca/
“The usual mantra is to try harder.Trying harder is impossible when you’re already trying as hard as you can. But you can always try different” – Seth Godin