Four Levels of Inquiry

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Four levels of inquiry

1—Confirmation Inquiry
Students confirm a principle through an activity when the results are known in advance.

2—Structured Inquiry
Students investigate a teacher-presented question through a prescribed procedure.

3—Guided Inquiry
Students investigate a teacher-presented question using student designed/selected procedures.

4—Open Inquiry
Students investigate questions that are student formulated through student designed/selected procedures.