Brief Inquiry can be used in several ways.
1. Independent Study
2. Centers or Rotation Stations
3. Whole Group
4. Differentiated or Tiered Instruction
I particularly enjoy combining differentiated and independent study. The books, computers, charts, and other tools for inquiry are kept in my inquiry center. During exploration time, students work at their own pace. This is also helpful for those who finish their work early.
I’ve also combined it with International Baccalaureate planners as an experience in section 4 or an assessment piece.
Let the Inquiry begin!!