Let the Learners Drive with Student Driven Inquiry


The research-based Student-Driven Inquiry (SDI) learning framework privileges the innate curiosity of every student, unleashing each to investigate a self-selected topic with the support of an educator guide. In this inherently motivating inquiry experience, learners drive their own learning. Grounded in self-determination theory and constructivism, the liberating SDI framework can be implemented at every student level Kindergarten through graduate school, providing all learners the opportunity to engage in meaningful work that matters. Come find out about this flexible liberatory learning framework that naturally differentiates for students’ skills and knowledge, and supports learners in discovering their interests, more about themselves, and the world.


  • Shelly Buchanan, Arbor School of Arts & Science, School Librarian

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