IFLA 2015 Satellite: School Libraries & Guided Inquiry


School Libraries & Guided Inquiry: Taking Stock & Taking Action

13-14 August 2015
NLSA Centre for the Book, Cape Town (ZA)




Guided Inquiry Workshop Portal

by Dr. Ross Todd & Lyn Hay

Here you will find copies of slide presentations, handouts, and examples of  Guided Inquiry units across the curriculum

Day 1

13.30-15.50 Session 1
Guided Inquiry Design: Concepts and Practices (Ross Todd)

Day 2

Implementing Guided Inquiry across the Curriculum

  • Guided Inquiry Process in Practice (Lyn Hay)
  • Scaffolding Guided Inquiry Experiences for Students (Ross Todd)

10:30 BREAK

Integrating Digital Technologies in the Guided Inquiry Process (Lyn Hay)

Identifying Opportunities for Guided Inquiry in Your Curriculum (Lyn Hay & Ross Todd)

12:30 LUNCH

Designing Guided Inquiry Units for Your School (Ross Todd & Lyn Hay)

Sharing & Feedback Session (Ross Todd & Lyn Hay)

15:50 Closing


Sample GI Curriculum Units


Primary examples: Years 2-6

Year 2 Endangered Species

Year 4 Human Body

Year 5 Global Connections

Year 6 Ancient Egypt

Year 6 Australian Identity 


Secondary examples: Years 7-11

Year 7 China

Year 7 Narrabeen Man

Year 7 Ancient Egypt and student booklet

Year 7 Exploring the World student booklet 

Year 8 Medieval Europe

Year 9 Slave, Prisoner or Adventurer

Year 9 Holocaust

Year 11 PDHealthPE


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