Pogil - Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning

    • POGIL in action
    • Learning is not a solitary task.

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    • Students who are part of an interactive community are more likely to be successful.

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    • Knowledge is personal. Students enjoy themselves more and develop greater ownership over material given the opportunity to construct their own understanding.

    • Facilitation in a large class at the Universtity of Washington in Seattle, WA
    • Cooperative learning fosters positive attitudes toward subject matter.

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    • Students learn better when they are working together in self-managed teams.

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    •  A discovery-based team environment energizes students.

    • Working through a POGIL activity
    • Students are fully engaged in content material.

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What is POGIL?

POGIL is an acronym for Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning.

POGIL originated in college chemistry departments in 1994; there are now well over 1000 implementers in a wide range of disciplines in high schools and colleges around the country.

POGIL uses guided inquiry – a learning cycle of exploration, concept invention and application – as the basis for many of the carefully designed materials that students use to guide them to construct new knowledge.  

POGIL is a student-centered strategy; students work in small groups with individual roles to ensure that all students are fully engaged in the learning process.

POGIL activities focus on core concepts and encourage a deep understanding of the course material while developing higher-order thinking skills.

POGIL develops process skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, and communication through cooperation and reflection, helping students become lifelong learners and preparing them to be more competitive in a global market.

Upcoming Events

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    • 2017 POGIL Northwest Regional Workshop
    • Tue 07/25/17 – Thu 07/27/17
    • Portland, Oregon
    • 3 Days Public Workshop
    • The POGIL Project's 3-day Regional Workshops provide instructors from both high schools and colleges/universities with a...
    • 1-Day Private Introduction to POGIL Workshop - Cristo Rey Columbus
    • Wed 08/02/17
    • Location Not Specified
    • 1 Day Private Workshop
    • This workshop will introduce participants to Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning and will explore the benefits...
    • 1-Day Private Introduction to POGIL Workshop - Killeen ISD
    • Thu 08/03/17
    • Killeen , TX
    • 1 Day Private Workshop
    • This workshop will introduce participants to Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning and will explore the benefits...
    • 1-day Introductory Workshop - Lincoln Memorial University
    • Mon 08/07/17
    • Harrogate, TN
    • 1 Day Private Workshop
    • This workshop will introduce participants to Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning and will explore the benefits...
    • 1-day Introductory Workshop - Washington State University
    • Wed 08/16/17
    • Pullman, WA
    • 1 Day Private Workshop
    • This workshop will introduce participants to Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning and will explore the benefits...
    • 1-day Introductory Workshop - Kohelet Yeshiva
    • Thu 08/24/17
    • Merion Station, PA
    • 1 Day Private Workshop
    • This workshop will introduce participants to Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning and will explore the benefits...
    • 1-day Introductory Workshop - Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College
    • Fri 09/22/17
    • Providence , RI
    • 1 Day Private Workshop
    • This workshop will introduce participants to Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning and will explore the benefits...
    • 1-Day Introductory Workshop - NYS Master Teachers Mid-Hudson Region
    • Sat 10/21/17
    • New Paltz, NY
    • 1 Day Private Workshop
    • This workshop will introduce participants to Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning and will explore the benefits...
    • 1/2 day Introduction to POGIL - Eastern Analytical Symposium and Exposition
    • Sun 11/12/17
    • Plainsboro, NJ
    • 1 Day Public Workshop
    • This workshop will introduce participants to Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning and will explore the benefits...