Providing clear explanations of inquiry-based learning in the light of the Common Core, this book is a practical and graphical guide that will serve as a much-needed primer for librarians and educators.
Presents essential questions and key concepts as the framework for efficient, effective change
Provides readers with an understanding of the basics of inquiry learning and preparation to use methods and tools to implement inquiry learning
Explains the rationale for the need to redesign instruction in the context of 21st century education
Examines the Common Core and its relationship to inquiry learning
Prepares readers to use a toolkit for implementation of the skills called for in the CCSS, such as synthesis and evaluation, and in order to train others in the implementation of inquiry-based learning and the CCSS