“John Barell's writing provides insight and a compelling vision for educators in design and inquiry to promote critical thinking, communication, creativity, collaboration and the engagement of all learners. This is a must read for educators, parents and policymakers to successfully create a culture of inquiry for 21st century learning.”
"This courageous work, told brilliantly through the stories of teachers and students throughout top classrooms in the U.S. and Canada, gives readers tools for observing, monitoring, and assessing students’ critical thinking skills and project based outcomes. This is a must read for 21st century teachers and school leaders."
"An inspiring and practical direction for assessing the most critical skills our students must acquire to create, lead, and problem solve. Barell demonstrates the urgency of a curriculum standard for implementing inquiry learning in today’s classrooms. This book offers an exciting vision for revolutionizing instructional methods in the 21st century."
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