Praise for Inquiry Mindset


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Trevor and Rebecca provide incredible ideas and resources to support 21st century learning! With a focus on student driven passions and pedagogy, they offer personal experiences and examples of concepts from around the globe. This book is a MUST read for anyone wondering “how can I better meet the needs of my learners?” using specific ideas, examples and tools!

Brian Aspinall
Educator, Three Times TEDx Speaker & Best Selling Author of Code Breaker
Canada


Inquiry Mindset is an important book on an even more important subject. Our rapidly-changing world needs inquirers and lifelong learners more than ever before. With practical tips and engaging stories, Trevor MacKenzie and Rebecca Bathurst-Hunt offer a blueprint for how to inspire and guide inquiry-based learning.

Warren Berger
Author of A More Beautiful Question

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Trevor MacKenzie expands on his first book with another powerful argument for inquiry-based learning by challenging educators to stoke students' curiosities, hear their voices, and nurture their hearts. Inquiry Mindset provides practical advice, examples, strategies, and resources for teachers so they can meet those challenges for their own professional learning. MacKenzie takes readers on their own personal journeys to discover how they can become inquiry teachers. I highly recommend Inquiry Mindset for any teacher who wants to harness the potential for increasing student agency over learning.

Barbara Bray
Author of Make Learning Personal and How to Personalize Learning, Podcast host of Conversations on Learning, and Education Consultant at Rethinking Learning, USA


What a gift Trevor Mackenzie and Rebecca Bathurst-Hunt bring with their new book, Inquiry Mindset! This comprehensive guide supports teachers at every level, from understanding the research and theoretical base for inquiry, to managing the smallest details, including classroom setup, developing “ungoogleable” research questions, and leading kids through a gradual-release model of authentic investigations. With students, the authors like to offer what they call provocations, meaning an experience designed to “stir thought, wonder, engagement, curiosity, and questions with our learners.” Read Inquiry Mindset, you will be delightfully provoked.

Harvey “Smokey” Daniels
Author of The Curious Classroom

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In MacKenzie's follow-up to the highly acclaimed inquiry resource Dive into Inquiry he brings his philosophy on learning (and teaching) to life in Inquiry Mindset.  Nebulous educational goals such as  'personalized learning' and 'embracing voice and choice' are brought to life through an enchanting narrative brimming with a perfect blend of idealism and applicability.  Each chapter is full of anecdotes, resources and sketchnotes that will resonate deeply with the reader, helping educators gain the tools and understandings to accomplish that which we value most in education - honouring each student as highly unique individuals with their own passions, talents and curiosities just waiting to be nurtured and explored more meaningfully in the classroom.  Get your copy of Inquiry Mindset today..you won't be disappointed!

Sylvia Duckworth
EdTech Consultant, Author Sketchnotes for Educators
Canada


Bringing meaning into the halls of our schools, relevance into our classrooms, and authenticity to our students' learning are all at the forefront of the educational transformation we are witnessing around the globe.  After reading Trevor MacKenzie and Rebecca Bathurst-Hunt’s superb Inquiry Mindset I knew we were kindred edu-spirits.  This book is brimming with inspiring steps to empowering our students.  It's a book that needs to be read!

Amy Fast
Assistant Principal, author of It’s the Mission, Not the Mandates: Defining the Purpose of Public Education
USA

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Inquiry Mindset validates who I am as a teacher, and illustrates the way for me to become the teacher I really want to be. This book has it all...the what, why, and how to bring the inquiry model of teaching into your classroom. The authors invite you to examine your own practices, provide concrete solutions to elevate your craft, and even share practical ways to bring curiosity and wonder into your students' lives!

Lisa Highfill
Teacher, tech integration coach, and co-author of The HyperDoc Handbook


Inquiry Mindset is a practical guide to bringing inquiry into your classroom. Filled with ideas to help you ask great questions and develop curiosity in your students, Inquiry Mindset will help you create a learning environment that inspires students to truly fall in love with learning.

Aaron Hogan
Author of Shattering the Perfect Teacher Myth
USA

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Are you a lifelong learner and want the same for your students? Changing your classroom culture is about providing the environment where students can inquire - and find answers to - what THEY want to know. Inquiry Mindset provides scaffolds many elementary educators long for, along with myriad resources, stories, and examples educators can use to help create authentic learning opportunities that foster a culture of inquiry. If we use these scaffolds, all the way up through “free inquiry,” we can facilitate moments memorable enough to develop lifelong learners in our schools.

Joy Kirr
Author of Shift This and brave educator of middle school students
USA


If you loved Dive Into Inquiry, you'll go bananas for Inquiry Mindset!  If you've yet to discover Trevor MacKenzie's work, you're in for a real treat!  This is the perfect book to push your instruction and set you (and your students) up for student-driven learning.

Jennie Magiera
Author of Courageous Edventures
USA

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“Inquiry Mindset offers practical and proven advice for bringing the goals of ‘genuine student inquiry’ and ‘personalized learning’ to life in your classroom.  A rich narrative weaving accessible inquiry processes with achievable outcomes, Inquiry Mindset is a must-read for educators."

Jay McTighe
Co-author of the Understanding by Design® series
USA


"What job do you want?" "No, what change do you want to make in the world?" If this is your focus in education, Trevor and Rebecca have provided an inquiry handbook bursting with examples and thoughtful processes. Inquiry Mindset leaves behind the "do whatever you want" approach to inquiry and offers a concrete roadmap you can follow to success -- including stops along the way for wonderings! This book will help your classroom change to keep up with the world's demanding requirements of our students.

Matt Miller
Author/blogger of Ditch That Textbook, speaker, 10+ year classroom veteran
SA

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If you truly want to develop an inquisitive classroom culture that is powered by your students’ curiosity, a classroom where no student is afraid to sit in the driving seat of their learning and poke at it, explore it and ask questions, then Inquiry Mindset for you. Inquiry Mindset will provide you with practical tips and ideas that will support you to develop your understanding of and approach to inquiry-based learning so that your students become comfortable with turning their learning inside out. MacKenzie and Bathurst-Hunt provide invaluable insight into the inquiry-cycle, the types of student inquiry, the four pillars of inquiry and the role of questions in the inquiry process. As Albert Einstein once said, ‘The mind that opens to a new idea, never returns to its original size,’ and this is very true of the Inquiry Mindset.

Kathryn Morgan
Director of CPD and Research Based Learning at the Prince Albert Community Trust
Birmingham, England


The power of student curiosity and inquiry in the classroom is boundless and when teachers embrace student questions and recognize these as start points to learning, inevitably amazing things happen.  But how do we harness the wonderings and imaginations of our learners?  How do we foster a culture that celebrates curiosity?  Inquiry Mindset demystifies what this looks like for teachers in their classroom and provides educators with the understanding necessary to truly empower students.  A touching narrative bursting with inspiring yet practical ways to honour student curiosities, Inquiry Mindset will transform your teaching!

Ramsey Musallam
Ed.D, High School Science Teacher and Author of Spark Learning: 3 Keys to Embracing the Power of Student Curiosity
USA

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Inquiry Mindset is a book that says quite clearly we cannot just hope that "inquiry happens." Instead, it's important to deliberately foster an inquiry mindset in the classroom. Once that commitment is made there are many ways to make sure that "inquiry happens." The authors' passion for student engagement shines through in every chapter as they provide a plethora of familiar as well as innovative tools and methods that can help foster inquiry in any classroom. Ultimately, this can lead to the most important outcome; genuine self-directed learning.

Dan Rothstein
Author of Make Just One Change
USA


Trevor MacKenzie has followed up on the highly popular Dive into Inquiry with another inspiring journey into personalized learning with Inquiry Mindset.  This book is full of practical and insightful steps to bring inquiry-based learning into your classrooms.  Each chapter offers actionable ideas that will inspire, inform, and bring meaningful change for your students.  Inquiry Mindset needs to be in the hands of today's teacher that wants to move from the old - to the relevant!

Don Wettrick
Author, Pure Genius: Building a Culture of Innovation, CEO, StartEdUp
USA

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In this practical and powerful follow up to the well-received Dive Into Inquiry, MacKenzie and Bathhurst-Hunt share how to engage students in a cycle of inquiry.  They offer classroom strategies and case studies to show how to strike a balance between expected curricular outcomes and growing students’ capacity to generate and pursue curiosities. This is the hallmark of personalized learning as we grow students through gradual release of responsibility as well as providing both structure and freedom to keep free inquiry feasible.

Allison Zmuda
Author and education consultant
USA

 


Trevor MacKenzie expands on his first book with another powerful argument for inquiry-based learning by challenging educators to stoke students' curiosities, hear their voices, and nurture their hearts. Inquiry Mindset provides practical advice, examples, strategies, and resources for teachers so they can meet those challenges for their own professional learning. MacKenzie takes readers on their own personal journeys to discover how they can become inquiry teachers. I highly recommend Inquiry Mindset for any teacher who wants to harness the potential for increasing student agency over learning.

Barbara Bray
Author of Make Learning Personal and How to Personalize Learning, Podcast host of Conversations on Learning, and Education Consultant at Rethinking Learning
USA

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Trevor and Rebecca provide incredible ideas and resources to support 21st century learning! With a focus on student driven passions and pedagogy, they offer personal experiences and examples of concepts from around the globe. This book is a MUST read for anyone wondering “how can I better meet the needs of my learners?” using specific ideas, examples and tools!

Brian Aspinall
Educator, Three Times TEDx Speaker & Best Selling Author of Code Breaker
Canada


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