1st Edition

Love the Questions Reclaiming Research with Curiosity and Passion

By Catherine Fraser Copyright 2018

    With boundless amounts of information available, it is vital that students become skilled at the art of research. In Love the Questions: Reclaiming Research with Curiosity and Passion , author Cathy Fraser outlines ways students can engage with their research projects and truly internalize and transform content.Inside you’ll learn how to do the following:

    Honor students’ passions, interests, and questions by teaching how to embrace inquiry, curiosity, and exploration Teach students how to frame relevant questions throughout the research process and make the information personal Develop authentic projects that include surveys, experiments, and interviews Assess skills, not just memorization by recognizing and legitimizing what students are doing with research on their own.

    Fraser also includes mini lessons, practice activities, graphic organizers, and student examples within the book. Love the Questions recommends teachers and students work with librarians and other school leaders as educational partners, helping students continue to develop their analytical and logical skills.

    Introduction; Chapter 1: A Question of Content: Topic vs. Inquiry-Based Projects; Chapter 2: Where Do Questions Come From?; Chapter 3: Have a Plan; Chapter 4: The Importance of Strong Comprehension Skills in Research; Chapter 5: The Importance of Documentation; Chapter 6: Assessment; Chapter 7: Making the Argument


    Cathy Fraser has been the librarian at Prospect Mountain High School in Alton, New Hampshire, for 14 years. She holds certifications as a reading and writing specialist, is a secondary English teacher, and is a passionate advocate for literacy for everyone. Love the Questions is her first book. Follow Cathy on Twitter at @cfraser150.