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Guided Inquiry in Action: High School: OPEN

Definition

"OPEN is the beginning of the inquiry process...The main challenge is to open students' minds and stimulate students' curiosity. The OPEN session is designed to spark conversations about ideas and themes, pose questions and problems, and highlight concepts related to the subject." (8) Conversations connect students' inquiry with prior knowledge and experiences.  

Process

Purpose

Invitation to Inquiry

Open Minds

Stimulate Curiosity

Skills

  • Connecting to prior knowledge

  • Collaborating

Inquiry Standard