Inquiry-based instruction has been around for a long time. But what is it exactly? How do you use it in your classes? The following materials provide a general overview of inquiry-based instruction and its connection to interdisciplinary instruction. If you want to learn more, determine the level of inquiry you want to start with and follow the links provided below.
Examples of Interdisciplinary Instruction
The following resources would be excellent guides to find ideas for structured or controlled inquiries.
These lessons are interdisciplinary project-based lessons written by Maine teachers going from PK-12 grades.
- New England Aquarium
- Museum of Science - Boston
- History's Mysteries
Keep checking as our professional learning series develops
How to Get into Inquiry-Based Learning: Pt 1 (Ontario Science Center)
This video is part of a 4-part video series. All the videos will play after viewing Pt 1.