Britannica, GID partner to help teachers impart inquiry skills
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.
The new workshop is part of Britannica’s professional-learning offerings and is included with other on-site training sessions the company facilitates at school districts on topics such as information literacy, processing complex informational texts and analyzing primary-source documents. In these workshops, Britannica’s education-consultant team of experienced educators facilitates teacher learning opportunities with the latest instructional approaches to critical inquiry, information and nonfiction texts.
National Air and Space Teacher Innovator Institute
GID was chosen as the instructional design model for the 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.