Inquiry Method in the Teaching and Learning Process
The aim of this study is to discuss the use of the inquiry method in the teaching and learning process. The inquiry method is a student-centered learning approach with the concept of students who are actively involved in the teaching and learning activity under the monitoring and supervision of teachers. This study describes how to implement the inquiry method in the classroom. Five aspects such as planning behavioral objectives, designing teaching materials, designing questioning strategies, designing teaching and learning strategies, and evaluating are emphasized in the designing of the inquiry method in the teaching and learning process. Teaching and Learning based on the inquiry method is an approach that helps students build their knowledge and understanding through research and exploration activities based on existing knowledge. The inquiry method requires higher-order thinking skills and critical thinking to make conclusions. Besides that, teachers play a vital role in the success of the inquiry method for the realization of educational reforms.
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