The power of ummmm... | Kath Murdoch | TEDxWestVancouverED

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  • Published on Nov 10, 2014
  • This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. What are you wondering? The power of curiosity and the importance of nurturing it in our classrooms.
    Kath Murdoch is an experienced teacher, author, university lecturer and popular consultant who has worked for many years in schools throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia, America and Europe. She is widely respected for her work in the field of inquiry based learning and integrative curriculum in which she has taught, researched and published for well over 20 years.
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Comments • 6

  • Esquire Bizington
    Esquire Bizington 10 months ago +2

    The inquiry model is such a refreshing perspective.

  • Biljana Stavreski
    Biljana Stavreski 3 years ago +2

    Kath Murdoch, your life-long passion for teaching and learning is inspirational. Thank you for your 'humble' yet well-informed and truly inspiring words. I never get tired of listening to you speak about Inquiry. It has been 21 years since I started my journey in education and still feel extremely fortunate to have started that journey with the idea of inquiry learning deeply embedded in my core belief system. All thanks to you. You have such passion and you are such a great speaker. You are as always, true and real and we can all learn a lot from that. Thank you for all that you have contributed to education.

  • Linda Kalaitzis
    Linda Kalaitzis 4 years ago +1

    We'd love for classrooms to give us time to ummm but our syllabus lays out a specific content to be covered and our superiors are asking us for data that shows learning is taking place. How do we measure learning in the inquiry based classroom? For all the advancements in thinking, most educations systems are grossly decadent. Not fun for children or teachers!

  • Matt Dooley
    Matt Dooley 5 years ago +2

    Really interesting! Great presentation and detailed research too. Well done!

  • Beautypi 101
    Beautypi 101 5 years ago

    Hehe hi auntie kath

  • sunilthesnail
    sunilthesnail 5 years ago +2

    Truely inspiring. .