More to explore:
Inquiry and the common core : librarians and teachers designing teaching for learning / Violet H. Harada and Sharon Coatney, editors. Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited,  Practicing librarians and library educators demonstrate the power of inquiry to achieve the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and promote school librarians as key partners in implementing this type of critical teaching and learning in K–12 schools.
Edutopia blogger Rebecca Alber offers up five ways to inspire more student-centered learning in your classroom.
Giving students voice and choice
Giving students choice in their learning