When I learned how effective Guided Inquiry could be, I got excited about planning a GID-based writing workshop. I focused on Reconstruction because it’s the setting for my book, but the
Yesterday I invited you to experience the “Open” stage of the award-winning GID unit developed by two librarians and a social studies/language arts teacher at Carver Middle School in Chester,
I mentioned in my first post this week that I’ve been traveling a little and seeing GID in action. One place that I had the pleasure to visit was Saint
As a high school teacher, it has taken me many years to make peace with the expression “real world.” It is because I have heard it used in ways that
This year has been a learning year for me in regards to Guided Inquiry Design. Throughout this year, I have been trying out the beginning phases, Open, Immerse, and Explore.
Recent Project: The GID Process In the 2015-16 school year, after participating in a Guided Inquiry summer institute, my partners at the Charter School: the social studies teacher, the Dean,
The email started like many we receive: What dates are the library computers available to bring down classes for research? We check the schedule and start to email a response
Previously, I shared the beginning stages of our GID project, Challenge and Change. At this point, students are now in the process of gathering information about their topic, hence the