How do we integrate digital technologies with the Inquiry Cycle? Australia has recently introduced a digital technologies curriculum and many teachers are asking the question, “How do I fit this in as well?”. Fortunately, Inquiry based learning takes an integrated approach so rather than scheduling time for digital technologies in the timetable, Inquiry teachers will […]

Here is a fantastic representation of a variety of inquiry cycles compiled by Natasha Hutchins at It is a useful tool for comparing the language and stages of different inquiry cycles, allowing you to select the most appropriate to use in your area of teaching.  

I have begun to embrace such wonders of life as the stimulus for future inquiry based learning. Here is a prime example. (Apologies for my shaky filming).

Suggested reading: Power of Inquiry – Kath Murdoch. An inquiry methodology outline appropriate for all Early Childhood, Middle Primary and Upper Primary year groups.