Tag Archives: questioning

5 Powerful Questions – Student Engagement from Edutopia

  Click on the image below to read a phenomenal post on 5 strategic questions teachers can ask to foster active student engagement.  Some of these questions are likely a part of your every day pedagogy, others may be new … Continue reading

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Asking Effective Questions in a Math Classroom

Check out this interesting resource from our friends north of the border on asking effective questions in a math class.

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Inquiry-Based Teaching: Asking Effective Questions

Check out this great video on the art of questioning.  

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Open or Closed: That is the Question (www.teachingchannel.com)

Watch excerpts from a lesson integrating questioning in the classroom, and then listen as the teacher and a mentor break down the quality of the instruction by watching the video.  Very cool stuff. Click picture above for the video In … Continue reading

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Different Types of Questioning (Harvard University Blog)

Check out this great resource from Harvard University… click here to go to the original blog posting. Facilitating student discussions can be one of the most difficult aspects of teaching. Listed below are some different types of questioning one might … Continue reading

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Asking Multi-Level Questions About Texts (Research Summary)

In this Principal Leadership article, Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey say principals should pay close attention to the kinds of questions teachers ask students about the texts they are reading. A steady diet of knowledge and comprehension questions fosters literal … Continue reading

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Text-Based Strategies

I received this list of “text-based” strategies from Sue Meier, the principal at Odyssey.  I thought they were pretty useful and figured I would post them here. 1.  Replace the paragraph headings, or label paragraphs A, B, C etc. Ask … Continue reading

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