Why Inquiry? - Jewish Day School

Why Inquiry?


Through inquiry, students hone their problem solving and critical thinking skills in a student-centered environment that engages and challenges them. Focused on 21st century learning, inquiry prepares JDS students to live intelligently, thoughtfully, peacefully and sustainably within a rapidly changing global environment.

Inquiry Fosters:

  • collaboration
  • communication skills
  • compassion
  • confidence
  • creative thinking
  • dynamic learning
  • empathy
  • global thinking
  • independence
  • innovation
  • leadership
  • presentation skills
  • problem solving skills
  • public speaking
  • questioning skills
  • reflective thinking
  • research skills
  • respect
  • responsibility
  • self management
  • teamwork

By the time students graduate from JDS, 
they have mastered the necessary tools to succeed in life.