Saturday, November 14, 2020

The FOSIL Group

An interesting group that I haven't blogged about directly is the FOSIL group, which developed the FOSIL model "a model of the inquiry process, an evolving continuum of specific and measurable skills that enable each of the stages in the inquiry process" and which has a website which hosts thoughtful discussion and "a growing collection of freely available resources that develop these skills within the inquiry process." Based on Barbara Stripling's model, the FOSIL (Framework Of Skills for Inquiry Learning) model has the stages: Connect; Wonder; Investigate; Construct; Express; Reflect. Pam McKinney previously blogged a conference session that talked about its use. Their website is at

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