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,

Guided Inquiry Design Integrated with 3D Science and Storylines

What does learning look like in your classroom? This is tough to answer, as instruction and student engagement morph from year to year and class to class.  As a Science

My Mathematical Journey to Guided Inquiry

As a high school math teacher, my overarching goal every year is to nurture a unique group of mathematically literate students. In today’s society, we are surrounded with numbers, statistics,

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

Facing the Reality of Drugs and Depression through GID

For my last blog this week, I would like to discuss the importance of student engagement and reflection in the GID process.  In previous blogs, I have also touched upon

Gen Z and GID

In the last couple of years, some of my teacher-friends have made comments like: “I’m having a hard time reaching this group this year;” “All my usual tricks aren’t working;”

An Invitation to Learn

In Monday’s blog post, I asked everyone to dig deep and analyze their own attitudes about time. Today, let’s think about how we present the learning process to our students

All Aboard! (6th Grade Urbanization)

Every teacher brought their own talents to the table as we worked on our session plans together. Some were excellent at locating resources, some liked writing the session plans, and

GID Transforming Student Research @ BCPS

In my last post, I referenced a few examples of our BCPS Online Research Models (ORMs) for extended, in-depth research, which our Office of Digital Learning Library Media team has been

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