Inquiry-Based Learning: Definition, Examples & Model


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Which of the following is the most distinguishing characteristic of inquiry-based learning?

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1. Which of the following best describes a student's learning experience with inquiry-based learning?

2. How long is a typical mini-lesson that precedes a guided discovery learning segment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What characterizes inquiry-based learning? What are the components of a Socratic Circle? These are just some of the facts you must be familiar with when you check your knowledge of inquiry-based learning with this quiz and worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be asked to do the following:

  • Identify a distinguishing characteristic of inquiry-based learning
  • Describe an inquiry-based learning experience
  • State the length of a mini-lesson preceding a guided discovery learning segment
  • Differentiate between the guided discovery and 5-E models of inquiry-based learning
  • List the parts of a Socratic Circle

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the characteristics of inquiry-based learning
  • Distinguishing differences - compare the guided discovery and 5-E models
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding mini-lessons that are completed before a guided discovery segment
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about a Socratic Circle

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Inquiry-Based Learning: Definition, Examples & Model offers a handy way to find out more about his method. Details you will find in this lesson include:

  • What follows the mini-lesson before a guided discovery learning segment
  • A benefit of guided discovery learning
  • The components of the 5-E learning method