Independent Investigation Method for Research Mastery

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Give your K–12 students an authentic research process that aligns with state and federal standards, including Common Core. Improve test scores, prevent plagiarism and ensure college and career readiness with the Independent Investigation Method (IIM) teaching model.

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IIM is a teaching model that guides primary, elementary, and secondary students through the research process. IIM empowers you to combine your required curriculum with vital research skills.  Read More »

Research Process

IIM consists of seven successive steps that culminate in a completed research project. The process is repeatable and applicable across a school’s full range of subjects.  Read More »


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