A complete framework for preparing questions, presenting questions, prompting student responses, processing student responses, teaching students to generate questions, and reflecting on questioning practice.
An excellent video example of a teacher using wait time during questioning in her writing class. During the short video clip, you can hear what the wait time pause sounds like after asking an open-ended question, and also see the effect it has on the number of students willing to respond to the teacher. A great clip to watch prior to utilizing wait-tine in your own classroom!
While most classroom teachers wait less than one second for a student response, this short article explains how increasing wait time can produce significant changes in student responses and discussion.
On page 8 of the Danielson Framework, you will find the Questioning and Discussion Techniques competency which contains helpful background information, indicators, and examples of what effective questioning and discussion looks like in the classroom.