The Power of Curiosity

  • Inquiry-Based Learning with Multilingual Learners: What? Why? How?
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This workshop serves as an entry point for educators into the world of inquiry-based learning (IBL), particularly tailored for K-5 classrooms with multilingual learners. Participants explore foundational principles and pedagogical strategies of inquiry-based learning, gaining practical insights and tools to implement in their teaching practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the principles and benefits of inquiry-based learning:
    Teachers will gain a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of inquiry-based learning and its potential to foster deeper understanding, curiosity, and independence among multilingual learners in K-5 classrooms.

  • Explore practical strategies for implementing inquiry-based learnin:
    Through interactive sessions and case studies, participants will explore a variety of instructional strategies, assessment methods, and classroom management techniques designed to support inquiry-based learning in diverse educational contexts.

  • Develop an “bite-sized” action plan to start using inquiry on Monday:
    Educators will leave the workshop equipped with concrete action steps and resources to effectively add inquiry-based learning to their practice, including strategies for scaffolding questioning and promoting student agency.