What is Inquiry-based learning?
The teachers [and parents] need only to observe and listen to the children, as they continuously suggest to us what interests them, and what they would like to explore in a deeper way
~ Malaguzzi talking about choosing projects
Inquiry-based learning is exploring a range of common curriculum areas - language, maths, art, science, history and so on - through deep and sustained inquiry. We choose areas to explore by observing our children, watching their play and listening to their questions.
Inquiry-based learning is a slow process; a gradual unfolding of learning that can be undertaken over weeks, months or even years.
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