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Dimension 1: Developing Questions and Planning Inquiries

Inquiry Is at the Heart of Social Studies--Watch this webinar for an introduction to how compelling and supporting questions spark student inquiry in your elementary, middle, and high school level lessons. Examples of compelling and supporting questions are provided. C3 Framework lesson templates are introduced to guide teachers through the process of adapting existing lessons or developing new lessons.
As a result of participating in this Investigation, you will become familiar with: 
  • The importance of questions in framing a unit of study
  • The relationship between compelling and supporting questions
  • The distinctive features of compelling and supporting questions


S. G. Grant
Binghamton University, The State University of New York, Binghamton, NY


Grade K-12 teachers, school administrators




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