A Teacher's Handbook to Inquiry Learning is the first book providing practical ideas on how to move from the concept of "inquiry" into the practice of teaching 'inquiry." It contains over 1,000 hands-on ideas that assist teachers at any grade level to implement inquiry teaching within their classrooms. Educators are provided actual lesson plans containing strategies to foster collaborative learning and questions that shift the classroom from a focus on recall of information to a stimulating environment in which students become active learners. Each chapter provides educational strategies, questions arranged according to Bloom's Taxonomy, assessment ideas, and specific ways to use Gardners Multiple Intelligences in teaching. This book offers teachers a training program on how to motivate active learning within the classroom, how to pose inquiry centered questions, and how to improve test performance by utilizing effective memory devices. For those just entering teaching this book offers practical ideas on how to become a teacher who stimulates critical thinking; for those already in the profession, the book helps those seeking to explore new roads leading to higher order thinking on the part of their students. The book incorporates ideas gained from 47 years of teaching as well as ideas gained from working with over 8,000 teachers. The only guarantee this author can make to teachers who purchase A Teacher's Handbook to Inquiry Learning is that everyone will learn dozens of ideas that can immediately be put to use in the classroom.