Teachers should strive to implement Inquiry Based learning (IBL) in their classrooms for the following 10 reasons:
1-IBL is a student -centered approach rather than a teacher-centered approach.
2- Enhances students’ autonomy and empowerment.
3- Fosters students’ motivation and passion for learning.
4- Makes real-world connections.
5- Creates life-long learners.
6- Hones students’ natural curiosity.
7- Builds inquirers who are able to ask questions and seek answers through the inquiry process steps.
8- Develops students’ twenty first century skills such as critical thinking, collaboration, communication, etc.
9- Promotes in-depth knowledge.
10- Elevates students’ self-efficacy and self- confidence.
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