Overview

Create an environment where students engage in rich discussions, share responsibility for learning, and are supported in taking risks.

Instructional Model for Inquiry-Based Science Poster - VAEI’s Instructional Model for Inquiry-Based Science Poster integrates a process of scientific inquiry with a rich learning environment while nurturing scientific habits of mind. By addressing the process and the culture of scientific inquiry, the model becomes a practical guide for helping students to think and act like scientists.

Instructional Model for Inquiry-Based Science Poster


Instructional Model for Inquiry-Based Science Booklet - This overview of the VAEI Instructional Model for Inquiry-Based Science outlines the pedagogical foundation for VAEI student programs, professional development, and instructional tools.

Instructional Model for Inquiry-Based Science Booklet

Instructional Model for Engineering Design Poster - VAEI’s Instructional Model for Engineering Design Poster integrates a process of engineering design with a rich learning environment while nurturing scientific habits of mind. By addressing the process and the culture of scientific inquiry, the model becomes a practical guide for helping students to think and act like engineers.

Instructional Model for Engineering Design Poster


Learning Environment Poster - VAEI’s Learning Environment Poster is a tool to help create an environment where students engage in rich discussions, share responsibility for learning, and are supported in taking risks.

Learning Environment Poster


Learning Environment Definitions - Deepen your understanding of the VAEI Learning Environment with these definitions that provide context and clarity.

Learning Environment Definitions


Learning Environment Classroom Cards - Keep the Learning Environment characteristics visible for students with these classroom cards. They can be used for focused instruction on individual characteristics, as cues for small-group reflection, or as general reminders to think and act like scientists.

Learning Environment Classroom Cards