Guided Inquiry Design®

A complete instructional design model for inquiry based teaching and learning

Denver Guided Inquiry Design Institute

Join Author Leslie Maniotes for a Three Day Institute on Instructional Design for Inquiry at the History Colorado Center in Denver Colorado January 15-17, 2020.


“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

National Air and Space Teacher Innovator Institute

Through hands-on activities, museum tours, visits to other museums, group work, and expertise from museum educators and content experts, teachers will use aerospace science, history, and technology to shape their ideas about authentic learning and bring informal education techniques into their classrooms.


These clean brightly colored posters of the GID phases will add a pop of color to your library or classroom walls.


Our books take readers from the why to the how – from the research behind the design to practical lesson plans and strategies in use.

Student Engagement

Students actively question, reflect, research and create and share.

Professional Development

Builds educator competence and sets teachers up for success.

Instructional Design

A clear path for students and teachers to deeper learning.

Teacher Effectiveness

Teachers master strategies to guide and facilitate learning.

GID was chosen as the instructional design model for the National Air and Space Teacher Innovator Institute. Learn More

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Visit our Blog to find examples of GID in practice and a global discussion of the power of GID in the K-12 setting from both practitioners and the author.

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Denver Institute

Denver, Jan 15-17
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GID Workshop Manchester Township Public Schools

Manchester NJ, Jan 29

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