The aim of this project is to extend our experiences with teacher inquiry into conducting our first Social Justice inquiry project. Our vision of this summative task is to make visible our thinking about social injustice.
Phases of Inquiry Exploration
1. Intitial question.
Why is this question important to me ?
How is this question connected to my life / my beliefs ?
Discussion and further thinking on the question. How did group processes help/ change my thinking ?
2. Data Collection
How will I explore my question
What information sources are you using most of the time ?
What information sources are you rarely using ?
What are some interesting quotes I found in articles / books, etc.
Did I find something I did not expect to discover about the issue ?
3. Data Analysis
What did I discover ?
Do I see emerging themes or patterns ?
What are the most important things I discovered ?
How did my conversations with my peers help me get insight into my issue/ question ?
How can I connect my question to my school, the community, a political policy ?
How did my inquiry change my thinking ?
What new questions do I have now ?
5. Sharing my inquiry
. Impact my peers in school in a positive way
. Keep journals and reports.
. Add visuals
. Blog/ Prezi / video