GID Updates & News

How IDEA Utilizes Guided Inquiry

In an endeavor to peel back the layers of educational innovation at the Rutgers IDEA Program, I met with Veronica Armour, one of the primary architects behind IDEA Program’s unique educational blueprint, and Dr. Leslie K. Maniotes, PhD, a beacon of inquiry-based learning.

National Air & Space Museum Teacher Institute

GID was chosen as the instructional design model for the National Air and Space Museum Teacher Innovator Institute. Through hands-on activities, museum tours, visits to other museums, group work, and expertise from museum…

GID at Boston Latin School

Guided Inquiry Design was recently featured on the Massachusetts School Library Association Forum in an article by Susan Harari, librarian at Boston Latin School outlining their journey using the framework.

GID wins Barbara Spriestersbach Award

OKS presented the Barbara Spriestersbach Award to Heather DeShazer and Morgan Schaefer for their collaborative unit on the Tulsa Race Massacre with librarian (and 2021 Polly Clarke Winner), Carol Jones from Shawnee Public Schools. Congrats!

Exemplary Humanities Award

The Sara Jaffarian School Library Program Award for Exemplary Humanities Programming recognizes excellence in humanities programming in libraries that serve children in grades K-8. Using the Guided Inquiry Design® Framework

AASL Collaborative School Library Award

Amanda Hurley, recognized GID practitioner, trained at the Rutgers CISSL Summer Institute extends her practice of GID in this award winning unit. Amanda is the recipient of the 2021 American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) Collaborative School Library Award.

GID selected for inquiry based learning grant

This Research into Practice exploratory project will identify the specific components of Guided Inquiry Design® units, collaboratively designed and implemented by school librarians and classroom teachers, that lead to higher academic achievement and student mastery…

Introducing GID Academy

This Starter Course is a great introduction to inquiry for you or your staff. It introduces concepts behind why inquiry is important for all students today so teachers can begin to see their content using a lens of inquiry design. Flexible Use of Content…

GID selected for inquiry based learning grant

Britannica® Digital Learning announced that it has partnered with Guided Inquiry Design® to offer a professional learning workshop to help educators teach and promote inquiry in the classroom and across the curriculum.