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Author Guidelines

Please contact the editor at or click here to obtain the article template for JIBA. Please register at the journal website and submit your manuscript. You may also send supplementary materials such as short video episodes.

The manuscript schould not have been published previously or should not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts should be original and written considering the academic and ethical rules.  Approval from the Ethics Committee for research should be documented and obtaining this approval should be stated in the manuscript. If accepted, the manuscript will not be published elsewhere (another journal) in the same form.

Manuscript Preparation

Please prepare your article based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th edition). General guidelines are provided below:

TITLE (Maximum 15 words)

Abstract: Summarize the goal and content of the activity, implementation, and conclusions. The abstract should be between 100-150 words.

Keywords:  Minimum 3, maximum 5 keywords.

BAŞLIK (Write the title in Turkish)

ÖZ: Insert your abstract in Turkish. Limit with 100-150 words. 

Anahtar kelimeler: Please write your keywords in Turkish.


Elaborate the goals and importance of the activity in relation to related literature. Please also write about how the activity addresses the curriculum standards (content or process).

Section titles should be written in bold and center with Times New Roman 12 pt. The article text should be typed in Times New Roman 11 pt.


This section includes information about how the activity was implemented with students. You may first provide some contextual information about the classroom and the students.

Please elaborate each step of the lesson (e.g. motivation, learning activities, assessment/reflection) including materials needed.   You may insert student worksheets, photos, or student conversations to illustrate the teaching/learning processes occurred in the classroom. The manuscript should include qualitative or quantitative data that illustrates students' learning process. If a worksheet essential to student learning is used, please provide a blank worksheet at the end of the manuscript for other teachers’ use.

Subtitle Heading

The subtitle should be left-aligned and bold, typed with Times New Roman 11 point. The first letters of the words in subtitles are capital.

Tables, photos, figures should be placed in the main text close to where they are mentioned.


In this section, write a reflection on the lesson. You may offer suggestions for other teachers who may implement the activity.


Use APA 7th Edition to write the references. If you refer to your own publication, in the main text write Author (Year), and in the references section please write as follows.

Author (Year). Removed for blind review.

PAGE LIMIT: Please limit your paper to 10 pages (excluding references and appendices).

Sample References: 


Battista, M. T., & Clements, D. H. (1996). Students' understanding of three-dimensional rectangular arrays of cubes. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 27(3), 258-292.


Erden, M. (1998). Eğitimde program değerlendirme. Anı Yayıncılık.

Steen, L. A. (1998). The science of patterns. In J. K. Baumgart, D. E. Deal, B. R. Vogeli, & A. E. Hallerberg (Eds.), Historical topics for the mathematics classroom (pp. 477-488). NCTM.

Conference Presentation

Koskela, R., & Ganser, T. (1995, February). Exploring the role of cooperating teacher in relationship to personal career development [Conference session]. The Annual Meeting of the Association of Teacher Educators, Detroit, MI.

Web-based Resource

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. (2000). Principles and standards for school mathematics.


Copyright Notice

The manuscripts submitted to Journal of Inquiry Based Activities should be original research studies that were not published before or not under review anywhere else for publication. Journal of Inquiry Based Activities is authorized for the publication of the accepted articles. 

Articles are published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International 

Note: After acceptance of the manuscript for publication, "Copyright Release Form" must be sent to the via e-mail in JPEG, JPG or PDF file format.


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