Our mission is to connect teachers globally and provide them with the most powerful research-based instructional strategies to improve student engagement and develop 21st Century learning skills. 

In collaboration with respected inquiry advisors and practicing teachers, our team is dedicated to improving the learning experience for students and the teaching experience for teachers. We are teachers, students, principals, tech leaders and parents who are dedicated to helping more teachers around the globe implement inquiry-based instruction.

We keep it simple, not simplistic.

Kimberly mitchell     AMY SATIN SPINELLI

Founder / CEO         FOUNDER


Erin Gustafson         SCOTLAND NASH            

lead consultant       senior consultant                


Paula BaxTer

Principal, International School of Phnom Penh, Cambodia

agUstina blanco

Educational Leadership Consultant, Argentina

Nathan Bowling

Milken Foundation Award winning teacher

Elham Kazemi

Professor and Associate Dean at University of Washington


Public radio host and technology reporter

Katrin Kirchhoff

Associate Professor at University of Washington

Leslie Maniotes

Educational leader and expert in guided inquiry

Thom Markham

Founder and CEO of PBL Global

Kathie Tourangeau

 IB Workshop Leader and Consultant

Marie White

Vice President, Operations, Teaching Channel


Growing Inquiry in the Classroom with the i5 Strategy - The TeachThought Podcast episode 37, March 14, 2016

Let's Increase the Use of #Inquiry in Our Schools - The TeachThought Podcast episode 29, February 19, 2016


3 Ways to Teach Everything Through Inquiry - January 5, 2016 by Kimberly Mitchell


Next-Gen Virtual PLCs for the Global Educator - July 28, 2015 by Kimberly Mitchell


Reinvent Yourself In Seattle's District 4 (AKA Northeast Seattle) - July 13, 2015 by Joshua McNichols

3 Questions with Kimberly Mitchell - April 20,2015 by Dr. Mike Robinson


If Inquiry Is So Great, Why Aren't We Doing More of It? - September 4, 2014


Talk less, listen more: ... - March 25, 2014 by Claudia Rowe



Keep it Simple - April 7, 2014 by Nick Manning

Inquiry: Getting Your Students to Lean In - August 19, 2014 by Jill Lubow