Celebrating Inquiry

An Online Journal of Preservice Teachers' Professional Learning

Welcome to this showcase of learning and innovation demonstrated by Intern teachers. We are pleased to share a selection of Professional Inquiry Projects (PIPs) featured at the most recent Professional Inquiry Project Symposium. The projects were completed by University of Lethbridge pre-service teachers during their final internship. The current Issue is featured below, with access to past issues also provided.

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Fall 2018 Contents


Physical Education

Coaching Soccer for Beginners…Safiyya Punjani

A collection of P.E. games to enhance skills and encourage positive participation…Breanne Newton

Why do you coach?...Devyn Meier & Sydney Milligan

Assessment in Physical Education … Jayda Wynia

Inclusivity in the physical education classroom…Amanda Carter


Games Club to Increase Numeracy in Schools…Rachel Vanderkley

Creative Writing Club…Jennifer Heninger & Kendel Alstad

Chess Club…Brayden Gill

Chess club: Don't En Passant this up!...Adam Palmer & Mike Harrison

Building school community through a multi-age Drama Club…Emma Huff & Bella Sapsford

Dungeons and Dragons and ELA/Social Studies Outcomes…Brian Kim

Teaching Strategies and Approaches

Philosophical Discussion in High School…Dustin Sandau

Teach and Question: A Study Technique…Nicole Rice

The Effects of Growth Mindset in Mathematics…Samantha Lesyk

"Pardon my French": Making French a part of daily life for learners.…Andrew Spearman

Learning support in French immersion…Fisayo Latilo

Think interdisciplinary!.…Brett Weighill

Developing Leaders in Elementary…Evan West


First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Knowledge Through Picture Books in the Elementary Music Classroom…Megan Fong

Strategies for Reluctant Readers…Karley Regehr

Kindergarten Literacy Backpacks…Julie Bailey 

ABC Books and RBPs: a different application to a multi-grade program…Erica Thompson

Encouraging Literacy Learning with Student Presentations …Cathryn Story


Trauma-Informed Education…Mitchell Duram, Adam Gibson, and Logan Shephard

Teacher Wellness … Mario Boivin

Teachers, Stress, and Anxiety, oh my!...Emily Kenney

Making Mindfulness MatterZoe Kawalilak and Tyrel McGonigal

Ed. Tech

Digital Citizenship in the Classroom…Christina McLellan and Kate Kovacs

Twitter used as a Hub for Student LearningJoel Houle

The Edwin Pilot Program: Google Devices for each student…Jenna Eddleston

Engaging Students in Physical Education assessment using Plickers…Brendan Kearl

Programs and Spaces

Managing the Impact of Environment on Student Learning in a P3 SchoolTaylor McDonald

Alternative Education in Alberta…Elisha Hunter

Bio 20 meets Career and Technology Studies (CTS):…Carmine Herzog

Small Spaces, Big Ideas: How to Utilize the Space You Have…Cidney Stinnissen

All These Ukuleles…So Little Budget…Sarah-May Morton