Pogil - Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning

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

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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.

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

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

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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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Read the Spring POGIL Inquirer!

 

The POGIL Project Names Pirmann and Shepherd Inaugural Winners of Early Achievement Award

 

Read Adrianna Kezar and Sean Gehrke's 3-year study of STEM Communities of Practice

 

See the new video honoring Rick Moog, Jim Spencer and Frank Creegan's James Flack Norris Award

 

Rick Moog Earns National Teaching Honor from American Chemical Society

 

POGIL Project Trio Earns James Flack Norris Award

 

 

 

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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    • 2016 POGIL Southeast Regional Workshop
    • Tue 07/12/16 – Thu 07/14/16
    • Davidson , North Carolina
    • 3 Days Public Workshop
    • The POGIL Project's 3-day Regional Workshops provide instructors from both high schools and colleges/universities with a...
    • Writing POGIL Activities - 4-day course at Seattle Pacific University
    • Tue 07/12/16 – Fri 07/15/16
    • Seattle, WA
    • 4 Days Public Presentation
    • As teachers move toward fuller adoption of the NGSS* by implementing inquiry-based learning in their classrooms,...
    • CANCELLED - 2-Day Intro/Intermediate Workshop for HS Teachers - SERESC (NH)
    • Tue 07/12/16 – Wed 07/13/16
    • Bedford, NH
    • 2 Days Public Workshop
    • This workshop has been CANCELLED.

      This 2-day workshop will provide high school teachers with a significant...
    • 1/2 Day Introductory Workshop - Florida International University
    • Fri 07/15/16
    • Miami, Florida
    • 1 Day Public Workshop
    • Introductory workshop to introduce teachers to Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL), and will explore the...
    • 2016 POGIL Northwest Regional 3-Day Workshop
    • Mon 07/18/16 – Wed 07/20/16
    • Tacoma, Washington
    • 3 Days Public Workshop
    • The POGIL Project's 3-day Regional Workshops provide instructors from both high schools and colleges/universities with a...
    • 2016 POGIL Central Regional Workshop
    • Mon 07/18/16 – Wed 07/20/16
    • St. Louis, MO
    • 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 POGIL Workshop. Loretto, PA
    • Mon 07/18/16
    • Loretto, PA
    • 1 Day Public Workshop
    • Introductory workshop to introduce teachers to Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL), and will explore the...
    • Writing Guided Inquiry Activities Based on the POGIL* Activity Format - Seattle, WA
    • Mon 08/15/16 – Fri 08/19/16
    • Location Not Specified
    • 5 Days Public Workshop
    • 4 hour guided inquiry activity writing workshop (part of a FREE weeklong Environmental Engineering teacher workshop)...
    • 1-Day Private Workshop Introduction to POGIL - S. Korea
    • Thu 08/18/16
    • Location Not Specified
    • 1 Day Public Workshop
    • Introductory workshop to introduce teachers to Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL), and will explore the...
    • 1 1/2 day workshop - Basic POGIL Strategies for STEM Teachers: Supporting the BC Know-Do-Understand Curriculum Model - St. Michaels University School, British Columbia
    • Wed 08/31/16 – Thu 09/01/16
    • Victoria, BC
    • 2 Days Private Workshop
    • Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning, or POGIL, is a student-centered, group-learning instructional strategy and philosophy developed...