If you work within a school-based setting, chances are you have heard the chatter about inquiry-based learning. As a hot topic in education, let’s get to the bottom of what all the buzz is about! What is inquiry-based learning? To sum it up, inquiry-based learning is an approach where students participate in their own learning based on curiosity, hands-on experiences and self-reflections.
As educators working alongside students with moderate to severe disabilities, we celebrate every milestone that helps our students gain more independence. The ability to self-regulate is key in fostering independence in and out of the classroom.
When you’re working as an educator within the field of special education, it’s important to implement lesson plans that are grounded in evidence-based practices (EBPs). With EBPs in play, you have consistent evidence from reliable reviews of research showing that the practice produces positive outcomes with students with moderate to severe disabilities (MSDs).