GId helped EVERY student identify an area of interest for research

Equity is important in public schools in the US.  Educators want all students to have an equal opportunity to have high quality learning experiences. The science fair is often a

Structures for Immersing Students to Identify an Interest for Science Projects

In the this post, science teacher Courtney Garside describes how the Open and Immerse phases of Guided Inquiry were developed to help students see the science in their everyday lives,

Dreamland Burning – The Tulsa Massacre of 1921

Last week we shared with you an overview of our sharing our Culturally Responsive Teaching example for Black History Month 2021, how teaching about race in the United States requires an

PreK and GI? You betcha!

Hello again.  Today I’d like to discuss a couple of things I’ve used with early childhood kiddos or with older students that aren’t quite reading that have worked within a

Guided Inquiry Design Integrated with 3D Science and Phenomenon – our fifth grade lesson

This summer I returned from NASM’s Teacher Innovator Institute excited to implement Guided Inquiry Design with phenomenon explored in our classroom.  At the same time, I wanted to delve deeper

Time to Get HYPED!

Hey, GID Friends! It’s me, Paige, again! In past blogs, I’ve described my units in detail, phase by phase, which is a terrific chance to reflect on each step. Since

Gr.6 Science Inquiry

Hi! This is the last post for Brian Shin and Michael Alford. We have two previous posts, the last one can be found here. Our students in gr.6 had just

Gr. 6 Science Inquiry

Hello again! Here is the second post of Brian Shin’s and Michael Alford’s gr.6 science inquiry. If you have not read the first post for an introduction, click here. We

Tripping Over Poetry

It’s Luke Steere again. In preparation for my GID, I turned to Maniotes (2017) in Guided Inquiry Design in Action: High School, who writes that offering a book full of

Mirror, Mirror: Reflecting on Reflection

As I started the process of reflecting on my experience with GID for this final blog posting, I was also reminded of how valuable the same process is for our

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