Guided Inquiry Design®

Your Complete Guide to Inquiry Learning.

PULLING IT ALL TOGETHER

Watch our session from the prestigious Smithsonian Education Summit (July 2022) to hear about an exemplary unit of STEAM inquiry, including scientific experimentation, the GID phases, and Smithsonian resources embedded into the process.

RESEARCH INTO PRACTICE

Dr. Lucy Green is currently researching the effects of the GID Institute on student learning and teacher/librarian collaborations. Stay tuned for the findings.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Learn directly from the experts, the authors of Guided Inquiry Design® in online courses and coaching.

ENGAGED STUDENTS

“The Guided Inquiry Design® Process is significantly impacting teaching and learning in Norman Public Schools.”

Kathryn Lewis
Director of Libraries and Instructional Technology, Norman Public Schools

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From the why to the how – learn about the research behind the design and get practical lesson plans and strategies for use with your students.

NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM

Chosen for use as the instructional design framework in NASM’s Teacher Innovator Institute.  Participating teachers are using the model to design STEM learning in their schools across the US.

GID K12 Information Literacy in Use
Dr Carol Kuhlthau describes Information in Use and information literacy from the youngest students to high school. In Guided Inquiry Design® we learn by doing and engaging in the process that is guided by our librarians and teachers.

FEATURED ARTICLE  RETHINKING THE 2000 ACRL STANDARDS, By Carol C. Kuhlthau  Read Now

Design In Action Blog


Find examples of GID in practice and a global discussion of the power of GID in the K-12 setting from both practitioners & author.

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GID Blog

GID wins Barbara Spriestersbach Award for Collaborative unit on the Tulsa Race Massacre.

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GID was featured at the prestigious Smithsonian Education Summit this July in a presentation by teachers using the model for an outstanding STEAM unit. Watch Now

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