What's Driving You Crazy? A Question to Drive Collaborative Inquiry-Based Middle School Reform

Deering, Paul D.; Perez, Alejandro; Wong, Caroline; Leong, Debra; Yep, Jamie
May 2003
Middle School Journal;May2003, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p31
Academic Journal
The article discusses how the Moanalua Middle School and Maui Waena Intermediate School in Hawaii used an inquiry-based, collaborative approach in instituting reforms to their learning environments. The components of the said approach are inquiry, clarification, goal setting, examination of alternatives, development of innovation, consideration and adoption, implementation, and inquiry, clarification and evaluation. This approach addressed issues on adolescent behavior in school and understanding the peculiar needs of middle school students.


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