At the IBL institute we base our curiculum off of the latest teaching methods as well as the established regulations and practices established by the state.

The goal of the project is to help support an Ohio Environmental Education Fund Grant creating outdoor learning centers and sponsoring professional development of teachers in inquiry-based learning (IBL) by exploring the relationship between outdoor learning centers and students’ attitudes toward... more
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Providing Access to Professional Development Opportunities for Formal and Nonformal Teachers and Educators Through the Creation of a Business
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There is significant literature and research to support the benefits and need of IBL, and the concept is well developed in Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed.
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Evolution of Ceriodaphnia dubia An Inquiry Based Learning Lesson Plan John Hoffman Alloway Lima, Ohio
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Teacher Professional Development Essential to Incorporating Inquiry-Based Learning in the Indoor and Outdoor Classroom John Hoffman & Jennifer Randolph May 4, 2014
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