Overall

My apologies for loading three posts at once, I am travelling to NZ tomorrow for the IBBY Conference. (International Board of Books for Young People) so I need to finish my contribution to the blog. Overall, Guided Inquiry provides a great framework for inquiry. In Australia we have recently overhauled many of our syllabus documents, […]

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Interlude: GID, Instructional Technology & Design

My professional journey has certainly been one that has traveled down a winding, some would say perilous, path.  From a liberal arts degree in theatre to a Masters in Curriculum & Instruction.  From waiting tables, to teaching AP English, to Innovation Specialist, librarian and tech integrator, to PhD student and Instructional Technologist – I have […]

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A GID Chapter: A Practical GID Project for High School Senior Composition

  Once I experienced the Guided Inquiry Design (GID) process with the National History Day (NHD) project, and witnessed the students’ engagement and excitement for research, I knew I had to replicate that process in my other writing classes.  I’m going to describe a writing project I routinely used in a very technical course with […]

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