From their youngest years our children are innately curious. They explore the world around them through play, imagination, and discovery. They build meaning, they create understanding and they unabashedly share this growth with their family and friends. It’s in this process that they find joy in life and relevance in the world around them.
Why, then, do some of our students become disconnected from their learning in school? Where does this natural curiosity go? And how, as educators, can we ensure all of our students experience a meaningful and wonder-filled journey through their education?
It’s these questions that Trevor MacKenzie, author of the critically acclaimed book Dive into Inquiry, answers in Inquiry Mindset. Co-written with kindergarten teacher Rebecca Bathurst-Hunt, Inquiry Mindset offers a highly accessible and meaningful journey through inquiry in the younger years. You’ll learn... Click here to continue reading!
Rebecca is a Kindergarten Teacher in the Greater Victoria School District, on beautiful Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. She currently teaches French Immersion at George Jay Elementary School.
She is passionate about incorporating inquiry practices with her learners. Rebecca also strives to teach using BC's First Peoples Principles of Learning, technology and Reggio Emilia style practices.
Rebecca is the co-author of Inquiry Mindset with Trevor MacKenzie published in 2018.
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