Using Inquiry in the Classroom: Developing Creative Thinkers and Information Literate Students (Hardcover)
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Using Inquiry in the Classroom: Developing Creative Thinkers and Information Literate Students provides an overview of inquiry learning and the importance of developing creative thinkers and information literate students in twenty-first-century education. The text explores how learning can be directly applied in a classroom setting using real world application through technology oriented activities. Coffman showcases WebQuests, Web inquiry, telecollaborative, and problem-based activities with examples and skill-building exercises for readers to implement in their lessons for use in their classrooms. Using this guide, readers will work through strategies for effectively integrating technology into a teaching and learning environment so students gain maximum knowledge and understanding of core concepts. Plus, the content is personalized so that the reader can create activities and lessons for their specific curriculum needs.
About the Author
Teresa Coffman, PhD, is an associate professor of education at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA. She instructs pre-service teachers as they work toward initial licensure and a Master's degrese in Education.