Inquiry for Every Classroom

inquirED was founded by teachers to bring inquiry-based learning to every classroom.

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Inquiry Journeys

K-5 SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM

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INSPIRES

Inquiry-Based Learning

Engaging investigations build knowledge in History, Civics, Geography, and Economics

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Literacy Skills

DEVELOPS

Literacy-rich units and research-based practices integrate literacy and social studies instruction 

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National Standards

ALIGNS TO

Resources and assessment align with History, Civics, Geography, Economics, ELA, and SEL National & State Standards

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SUPPORTS

Culturally Responsive Instruction

Teaching strategies support student voice and choice and connect to students' experiences and interests 

Choosing High-Quality Instructional Materials

Download our Curriculum Review Guide to help you select HQIMs for social studies.

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Explore Resources for Inquiry in Social Studies

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inquirED's webinars bring educators together from around the world to discuss social studies instruction. 

inquirED's Inquiry Connections Blog contains 100s of inquiry-based resources, instructional strategies, and tools. 

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