Why is p4cHI valuable? This question is a "Qq." It is a question within a question. The outer question "Why is p4cHI valuable?" assumes the truth of the inner question "Is p4cHI valuable?" In asking why p4cHI is valuable we are assuming that it is, in fact, valuable. But is this true? Is p4cHI really valuable?
I, like many people, knew the answer to this question almost immediately when I first saw p4cHI in action. YES!!! But, while I knew, I didn't know how I knew. I couldn't articulate the value that I saw.
In this video post we finish up our six video journey through the p4cHI basic, "Plain Vanilla" approach. In this video you'll get to see how we end each Community of Inquiry discussion with Step 5, Evaluation.
Drawing from his many years of experience, p4cHI founder Dr. Thomas Jackson (Dr. J) shares some of his most memorable moments and significant realizations. These stories provide us with a vibrant and oftentimes inspirational perspective on where p4cHI has come from, what it is, and, indeed, on what it could be.
In this story Dr. J tells us about a discussion in a First Grade class. The tragic death of a young boy's father prompts a profound and moving inquiry.Read more
Teachers at Waikiki Elementary School have been doing p4cHI for more than a dozen years. Waikiki School is, in fact, the model school for p4cHI in the state.
Before you hear me talk about the reasons why I think p4cHI is worthwhile let's hear what these veteran p4cHI teachers think.