Inquiry II
Day 3 Defining the Destination Part1
9:15 Welcome and Overview
9:20 Opening Activity – conversations with only questions
9:30 Inquiry Metaphor – ukulele
9:40 Inquiry Framework
9:50 Quotes
10:10 Wiki reflection - Where are you in grasping inquiry learning? What are you experiencing?
Defining the Destination Part 1
  1. Backwards Desgin - Wiggins and McTighe
  2. Overview of the Template example template.doc
  3. Choosing Topic and Understandings
planning template.doc
· Look at Contexts and themes from Curr. and choose one
· Use Funnel sheet (Wiggins and McTighe) to guide to big understandings
· Choose priority understandings and turn into EQ
Lunch
Analogy – Inquiry is Like_because__

4. Choosing Outcomes
Brief overview of new curriculum
· philosophy – culture of inquiry and inquiry process
· outcomes
· indicators
A. Read the goals from the perspective of Inquiry and student need
B. Read the outcomes
C. If I need to understand better I read the indicators
D. Choose a few outcomes
Reflection/Discussion

5. Choosing Knowledge and Do indicators
The purpose is to clarify and break down the language so we and our students can know exactly what is to be learned

· Choose indicators from each outcome from the perspective inquiry and student need
· Identify the nouns which will indicate the knowledge and verbs to indicate the Do, which is why we are now working with what we call indicators
· level verbs according to Bloom’s taxonomy
· translate the indicators verbs and nouns into knowledge and do indicators
· deconstruct
Reflection/Discussion

Closure to the day