"Inquiry is a key to successful lifelong learning." Educators create inquiring learners when they build teaching around questioning. Inquiry can help learners clarify issues, uncover holes in arguments, correct factual or conceptual errors, and eventually lead to more thoughtful outcomes.
"Inquiry is a necessary and dynamic process in the creation and transmission of knowledge." Learners "construct" knowledge when new information challenges their prior experiences. This dynamic interchange is an activenever passive process. Inquiry fuels the cycle of learning, providing a sound method for approaching new data and an abiding drive to push further into the depths of knowledge.