Inquiry: Question/Quest

After following the education debate for numerous years on twitter and doing my utmost to effect change, I have grown tired of the conversation.  Don’t get me wrong, I am incredibly passionate about education change, I am just tired of hearing about it and people saying what “should” be done rather than actually demonstrating what can be done.  For me, it comes back to the cliche – actions really do speak louder than words.

An inquiry can be a big question or a quest.  This is an excellent example of a quest.  It involves numerous different competencies, most of all being collaboration.  This particular quest was so big that it required a team to accomplish.  That is the mark of true collaboration – something that is so big that not one person could possibly do it on their own:

So, please watch the video above as I feel it demonstrates what learning should look like now.  The video itself was another collaboration from a different team of talented filmmakers at The Pacific School of Innovation and Inquiry.  They call themselves: PSII Productions.  Here is another incredible example of what true collaboration in school can look like:

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