Monthly Archives: July 2012

So what’s this thing called “guided inquiry”

In the last few days I have been working on further developing the context for my project. After re-evaluating the direction I want my project to take, I have decided to change my context from an inquiry based English focus … Continue reading

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Inquiry in Year 2 – Entry One

Today I went to school full of enthusiasm ready to commence my ILA unit with my Year 2 students.  We had great plans to complete a KWL chart, a Wordle of all the things that we already know about our … Continue reading

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Week Two Tutorial Tasks

Task One The task one activity certainly revealed to me the importance of learning to be effective in my information search/literacy skills.  I was not aware of the ability to specifically include QUT collection within Google scholar.  (Despite having successfully … Continue reading

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The first questionnaire

Reflective Questionnaire 1  Take some time to think about inquiry learning and information literacy. Now write down what you know about it.   The terms inquiry learning and information literacy are both regularly mentioned at professional development, in current curriculum … Continue reading

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My three questions- This thing called inquiry learning

What is this thing called inquiry learning? What does inquiry learning look like in an early childhood classroom? How does inquiry learning fit with current curriculum practice?

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The Information Journey Begins

As I sit down to write my first blog entry, I am once again feeling the same  “uncertainty and apprehension” that I seem to experience at the beginning of each semester.  I am certainly relating to the work of Kuhlthau … Continue reading

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