Community Connections: Inquiry in Our Town, State, and Region

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Wednesday, Brimfield, 2:30–3:30

Community Connections: Inquiry in Our Town, State, and Region

Mary Hanna, New Canaan Public Schools, New Canaan CT

 

This presentation explores ways that elementary teachers have successfully implemented the inquiry arc in their classrooms. It focuses on various types and lengths of inquiry from routines, to lessons, to whole units. Participants learn to build successful, guided experiences for their students. The highlighted activities and strategies emphasize the us of one’s communities as resources and students as active participants.

Target Audience: Elementary School, Teacher Training/Certification, Administrators/Department Chairs

Strand Identification: Civics/Government, Elementary Issues. Multidisciplinary

Materials and Resources:

[Website link] https://sites.google.com/a/ncps-k12.org/community-connections-town-state-region/