Kim Heckart, 3rd Grade Teacher
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Implementing inquiry in the elementary classroom is focused on ideas on how to inspire students' curiosity and promote questioning. Fostering an "I wonder" mindset leads to a deep dive into a social studies inquiry while targeting specific content and standards.
Kim Heckart is a 3rd grade teacher at College Community School District in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She is an advocate for social studies. She enjoys creating inquiry-based social studies resources for students and professional learning opportunities for educators.