How does Inquiry Journeys support differentiation?
Inquiry Journeys supports differentiated instruction in many ways.
1. The principles of inquiry-based instruction align with best practices for differentiation.
- Students engage with the content in a variety of ways (e.g., independently, in small groups, through collaborative discussions).
- Student mastery of skills and concepts is measured using a variety of tools to meet the needs of different learners (e.g., performance, writing, oral, illustrations, long-term projects).
- Content is presented using a wide range of source types that appeal to varied learning styles (e.g., text, videos, images, audio).
- The principles of inquiry-based instruction align with best practices for differentiation.
- Tasks are varied to appeal to a wide range of learners.
2. Learner supports embedded throughout Inquiry Journeys provide teachers with targeted strategies to meet the needs of all students.
3. Learner Support Guides, found in the Teacher and Inquiry Advocate toolboxes under the PD & Learning tab, provide teachers with specific strategies around literacy, inquiry, and executive functioning skills.