Inquiry in Teaching & Learning

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INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICES

Teaching inquiry involves innovative and engaging instructional practices that require learners to ask research questions, gather and interpret primary- and secondary-source evidence, and craft thoughtful conclusions and interpretations using that evidence. 

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    LESSON PLANS

    Access to critical organizations that produce inquiry-based history and social studies lesson plans, and check out the innovative lesson plans published by dedicated educators. 

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    HOW TO GUIDES AND RESOURCES

    Check out a variety of innovative, inquiry-based instructional approaches, history and social studies national competitions, and resources available through Cline Library.

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    how to guides

    ASSESSMENTS

    Find out more about the different methods available to educators to assess history and social studies students through inquiry-based classroom activities that target the important thinking skills.