Course Syllabus

1.pngInquiry-based Learning

This self-paced course will introduce you to the basics of the inquiry-based learning approach in the Kindergarten to Grade 12 classroom. Through an exploration of the phases of the inquiry process and examples of classroom application, you will discover learning strategies and activities that you can use to empower your students to take ownership of their own learning and to develop global competencies such as critical-thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration.

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will:

  1. Describe the phases of the inquiry process;
  2. Identify the four types of student inquiry;
  3. Identify one inquiry-based learning strategy to use in your classroom.


This course is a self-paced course. To obtain your completion badge for this course you will have to complete a short quiz.

Grade Level

This course is suitable for educators teaching Kindergarten to Grade 12.

Estimate Duration

This course should take you 45-60 minutes to complete.

Earn your badge

You will have to complete a short quiz to receive your digital badge. This badge can be added to your professional portfolio. Completion of this course counts towards the pre-requisites for Let's Talk Science Learning Pathways: Level 1.

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