Connect
  • Connect to self, previous knowledge
  • Gain background knowledge to set context for new learning
  • Observe, experience

Wonder
  • Develop questions
  • Make predictions

Investigate
  • Find and evaluate information to answer questions, test hypotheses
  • Think about the information to illuminate new questions and hypotheses


Construct
  • Construct new understandings connected to previous knowledge
  • Draw conclusions about questions and hypotheses


Express
  • Express new ideas to share learning with others
  • Apply understandings to a new context, new situations


Reflect
  • Reflect on own process of learning and on new understandings gained from inquiry
  • Ask new questions
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see also - Brainstorms & Blueprints Teaching Library Research as a Thinking Process - early work by Stripling & J. Pitts