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Inquiry Circles Book Group


Inquiry Circles Book Group

We will "headquarter" our discussion of "Comprehension and Collaboration: Inquiry Circles In Action" (Harvey & Daniels, 2009) from here. Feel free to link, create, innovate all kinds of other things - but link it all back here!

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Reflecting on the inside covers (front and back) 11 Replies

Not many books include quick reference charts on the inside covers. What jumps out at you?

Tags: covers

Started by Kristin Fontichiaro. Last reply by kathie crosby Sep 5, 2011.

Any one out there? =))

I have just discovered this book. I am rethinking my program. I have a meeting with the principal on Wednesday and want to put in a strong agrument for it. Is anyone willing to tell me how they used…Continue

Started by TK Cassidy=Fleming May 30, 2011.

Where do we go from here? 6 Replies

Share your thoughts about next steps for the book group it time for a synchronous chat? A group project that we can send out to others? Let us know your ideas.Continue

Started by Beth Friese. Last reply by Beth Friese Mar 17, 2010.

Reflecting on Chapter 4: What We Know About Inquiry (pp. 55-74) 3 Replies

Add your thoughts, reflections, ideas, links, etc., here ... or start a new discussion forum!

Tags: inquiry, chapter4

Started by Kristin Fontichiaro. Last reply by Joan Upell Feb 9, 2010.

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Comment by Donna Sabala on October 12, 2011 at 9:29pm

Just watched the video companion to this book! WOW! The very next week a teacher and I started to implement inquiry circles. I also incorporated a CIRCLE MAP since this was a 2nd grade group new to inquiry circles. The kids were so into finding information. I don't think they really understood they were working. Now reading the book to do a better job with this for the next group of kids!


Comment by kathie crosby on September 5, 2011 at 7:32pm
I love the Teacher's Go-Bag (p. 79).  As I travel inside classrooms it may be neccessary to have a few resources to instantly access if opportunity arrises. I'm very part time and need to capitaize on the time I get, great tips throughout this book.
Comment by silky Vyas on January 23, 2011 at 10:51pm
Hi everyone
Comment by Monisha Roy Chowdhury on February 6, 2010 at 1:17pm
Hi! everybody out there. i am preparing to face the IB PYP authorisation team in a few hours from now! any lst minute sugesstions from anybody would certainly help me face the Team more confidently. Althogh i have done my best for my school, wish me luck friends. we follow Cath Murdoch's inquiry cycle...... any comments? any information will be helpful.thanks.
Comment by Nancy Staal on January 2, 2010 at 6:41pm
I am enjoying this conversation very much! It's interesting to read the different view points. Most of all, it's exciting to be surrounded by passionate educators!
Comment by Barbara Jansen on December 11, 2009 at 11:06am
Hello, All! I just received the book in the mail. Can't wait to dive in. Hopefully, our enthusiastic participation will have an impact on the authors and the second edition will have multiple index entries for school libraries and librarians, as this one doesn't!
Comment by Beth Friese on December 10, 2009 at 12:11am
glad you all are here! Be sure to join in some of the early discussions we are having. Also, if you are on twitter and I haven't added you to the twitter list yet, DM me at librarybeth
Comment by Andrea Walker on December 7, 2009 at 8:28pm
Interestingly we had a whole school staff meeting on this topic recently. We brain stormed what inquiry looks across the 3 programmes we offer for 5 to 17 yr olds. Basically we agreed that inquiry should be transformative and lead to deeper understanding and knowledge.
Comment by Deb Schiano on December 2, 2009 at 8:53pm
I'm looking forward to learning with all of you!

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