Inquiry-based elementary social studies curriculum and instructional materials.
Move Beyond the Textbook
Inquiry Journeys moves beyond the textbook, delivering a digital and customizable elementary social studies curriculum that engages students and supports teachers.
Culturally Responsive Instruction
Teaching strategies support student voice and choice and connect to students' experiences and interests
Building knowledge in History, Civics, Geography, and Economics through investigation and action
Resources and assessment align with History, Civics, Geography, Economics, ELA, and SEL National & State Standards
Provides fully-digital, customizable units and ready-to-use sources,
strategies, and tools
How do students build social studies content knowledge?
Units launch with a compelling question, move through a sustained investigation of content, and culminate when students take informed action.
Rigorous & Sustained Investigation
Watch the video for a summary of content in a 2nd Grade Unit. Download a Scope and Sequence to view Civics, History, Geography, and Economics standards alignment.
What content do students investigate and explore?
What makes Inquiry Journeys a
high-quality instructional material?
Lesson plans provide
accommodations, accelerations, teaching notes, and more, giving teachers the tools they need to reach all learners.
From articles to videos, Inquiry Journeys saves teachers valuable time by providing accurate, engaging, and diverse sources to support investigation.
Formative assessments are included in every lesson. Interim and summative assessments help to check understanding after sustained investigation.
inquirED is taking up the mantle to build ambitious curriculum materials to help bring to instructional life the ideas within the C3 Framework. They offer a total package: full-scale infrastructure to implement inquiry as a comprehensive curriculum in social studies.
Dr. John Lee
Co-founder of C3 Teachers &
Co-Writer of the C3 Framework