Below are example inquiry projects created by Elementary Education students at James Madison University.
Each inquiry project submission includes a PDF file and/or a PowerPoint presentation.
Giving Science It's Due
Amy Belyea Garber
Effective Field Trips for Upper Elementary Grades
Emily Bye, Molly Mercer and Kelly Threatt 2008
Lunchtime and Social Development
Creating a Classroom Museum
PowerPoint Presentation by Heather Clem
Integrating Physical Activity into Upper Elementary Curriculum
Casey Culpepper, Whitney Lemke and Julie Stone 2008
Graphic Organizers in Social Studies
Mallary Langhauser and Lauren Perkins
Strategies to Increase Reading Motivation in Upper Elementary Students
Katie Luehrs and Susan Wehinger 2008
Integrating the Curriculum into Daily Transitions
PowerPoint file by Jennifer McKeever
Using Personalized Newsletters to Increase Parental Involvement
Implementing Literature Circles in 4th and 5th Grade Language Arts
Kelley Sutton and Shannon Childress 2008
How can American folk songs be used in the elementary classroom?
Building Classroom Community through Class Meetings and Class Murals
PowerPoint presentation by Chele Williams