Focus: Social Studies

Inquiry in Social Studies – David’s Story

In this video an experienced high school teacher is reflecting about how inquiry in Social Studies has impacted his teaching practice.  The teacher responded to these questions, which may be helpful for you to reflect upon, either before or after viewing the video clips:

  • What is your definition of inquiry?
  • What have you done in your classroom to encourage a culture of inquiry?
  • How has your implementation of the inquiry approach met the essence and intent of the new Social Studies Program of Studies?

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Length: 20 minutes 50 seconds

This resource was developed under the leadership of ERLC as a result of a grant from Alberta Education to support implementation.