I Is for Inquiry takes a unique approach to helping teachers in the elementary grades create lessons and sustain inquiry in their classrooms. This colorful, illustrated alphabet book explores 26 (including X and Z) key ideas and skills in inquiry-based teaching and learning, such as collaboration, dialogue, evidence, hypothesis, and scaffolding. Each short chapter:
This book will serve as a familiar and fun resource for busy teachers at any point in their careers. Using the inquiry vocabulary and repertoire ofconcepts, teachers can build curriculum and share ideas with colleagues, making inquiry in the classroom as approachable as ABC!
Bruce M. Shore, Ph.D., Mark W. Aulls, Ed.D., Diana Tabatabai, Ph.D., and Juss Kaur Magon, D.Phil., have more than a century of combined experience as teachers, administrators, teacher educators, writers, supervisors, and researchers in inquiry-based teaching and learning, reading, mathematics, science, technology, and gifted education. They have worked in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, from primary grades to postdoctoral supervision, and as internationalworkshop leaders and consultants.