Guided Inquiry in Practice

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In this article, Lee FitzGerald offers an overview of the context and concepts underlying inquiry learning. She also provides examples of scaffolds and teacher preparation for Guided Inquiry in practice in a Year 7 Geography classroom. Particular emphasis is given to the creation, delivery and assessment of inquiry tasks and the value of evidence gathering to ensure authentic student learning. Guidance is also given about how teacher librarians can use this evidence to meet the Australian professional standards for teachers (AITSL), which outline the requirements for teacher professional accreditation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16-27
Number of pages12
JournalScan : the journal for educators
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2015


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