The price is per registrant. To fully participate and get the most out of this webinar, it is important for each individual to register and have access to his or her own microphone or telephone headset as well as a personal computer or tablet.
We reserve the right to cancel courses that do not meet our minimum registration. Please do not make travel arrangements until you receive a confirmation notice or contact us to verify that your course is confirmed. Your full registration is forfeited if you cancel within 20 days of the start of the course.
Designed for teachers, this asynchronous course prepares you to begin using the Great Books Foundation's Shared Inquiry™ method of learning through reading and discussion with students at all levels. Participants will learn questioning strategies that keep discussions lively and focused and improve students' reading, critical thinking, writing, and oral communication skills. Practice writing interpretive questions and using follow-up questions to involve students of all ages and proficiency levels. See how interpretive activities support student learning and enable students to learn more across the curriculum. This course will include up to 10 hours of self-paced instruction in the following areas:
Participants are encouraged to contribute to the Discussion Forums throughout the course and take part in the Shared Inquiry Community.
As part of the course requirements, participants will need to submit a lesson plan and classroom reflection after conducting a story unit with their classroom. Those who complete the asynchronous modules, required coursework, and reflection will be eligible for a Shared Inquiry Leader Badge and Certificate. To learn more about the Great Books Foundation’s badges view our credentials.
We recommend to complete this course within 45 days of starting.