Elevate Resources

We've created these resources to support your in your reading of Dive into Inquiry and Inquiry Mindset.  Consider bringing these into your classroom to help your students acquire the skills and understandings necessary to be successful in inquiry.  Use these with your colleagues to help implement powerful and sustained inquiry with in your school and organization for your students.  Please explore, create, and share these helpful resources with your network.  And be sure to return from time to time as we continue to to this space.

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We love the Types of Student Inquiry framework because it provides us with a number of advantages to best prepare our learners for success in the inquiry classroom while simultaneously fostering a learning community to deepen understanding and nurture student agency.

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We are MASSIVE fans of Flipgrid and how it’s impacted our assessment, created confidence and collaboration amongst our students, and allowed us to connect with educators and classrooms from around the world (GridPals). And now we are loving Flipgrid even more!

This Structured Inquiry Planning tool as been created with YOU in mind. We have designed a planning tool to support you in designing and mapping out a structured inquiry cycle. We propose that you follow the tool's outlined steps and prompts as you plan.

We LOVE using Padlet to capture our learners' observations, connections and curiousities that connect to our provocations. We enjoy using the 'shelf' mode that allows us to create three columns. The three columns in our Padlet reflect the three guiding questions we ask during and after provocations: What do you see? What do you notice? What do you wonder?

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Whether it be PBL, design thinking, or genius hour, it's easy to get confused by the many education buzzwords floating about. Read Trevor's piece with MindShift KQED and bring this sketchnote to your staff to help create a common understanding for your inquiry work.

We’ve built this Global Goals provocation tool to help you set the stage for a meaningful and authentic inquiry of your own with your students. The UN Sustainable Development Goals have connected nations from around the world to a common purpose: to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. How amazing is that?

This Picture Books for Inquiry resource is full of some of our favourite picture books for the Inquiry Classroom. We absolutely love these picture books because they support creating a classroom culture that honours questions, sparks curiosity and invites student voice and choice

Bring student agency to your classroom by empowering your learners to design spaces to support their needs. Use this resource to help your students understand the framework and to identify specific spaces in your classroom.