Focus: Social Studies

Inquiry in Social Studies – Alex’s Story

In this video, a first year elementary French immersion teacher is reflecting about how inquiry in Social Studies has impacted her teaching practice. The teacher responded to these questions, which also may be helpful for you to reflect upon, either before or after viewing the video clips:

  • What’s 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: 6 minutes 34 seconds

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