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Inquiry-Based Learning: Research

Inquiry-based learning includes a family of approaches: project-based learning, problem-based learning, and design-based learning. inquirED has developed our curriculum out of a growing body of evidence that demonstrates the power of inquiry-based practices to improve student outcomes, encourage deeper learning, increase student engagement, and narrow the achievement gap. Below is a brief survey of key research findings regarding the effectiveness of inquiry-based learning practices.

Inquiry- Based Learning Research Highlights

More Research Underway

  • inquirED has begun a 18 month research project with Lean Lab Education and Pitcher Elementary School in Kansas City to evaluate the effectiveness of inquirED's inquiry-based curriculum and professional development solution. Our sample population includes two 3rd grade teachers, serving a total of 46 students; two 4th grade teachers, serving a total of 24 students; and two 6th grade teachers, serving a total of 39 students. To keep updated on the progress of our study - join our mailing list.