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Learning is All About Asking Good Questions

The gist of learning develops when we ask questions. Questions come from many different types of philosophies and thinking approaches. The verbs often determine the level of the questions. You will find resources that support questioning in the classroom in this collection.
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Learning is All About Asking Good Questions
  • Mary Page says:
    A site that highlights the importance of thinking. It shows that questions and answers are a dance and not separate entities. The quality of answers is as important as the quality of the questions asked. It lists differing approaches to thinking and content and has professional development options and ways to assess thinking as well.
  • Mary Page says:
    A video where teachers talk about questioning. They tell you what to look for and give their techniques on how to elicit a good response. It gives management techniques to keep the discussion going and you get deep insight into teacher's thinking process on how to get students to learn and how to not embarrass them.
  • scientiasocialis.lt
    scientiasocialis.lt

    Types of Questioning

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    Mary Page says:
    Since Common Core Standards have an engineering aspect, this document takes the best practices of education and shows how they are implemented in engineering through questioning. It does a grand job of listing the types of questioning and the techniques to use. It asks the question at college level and elementary level, showing that even simple language can accomplish the goal. It also lists the thought leaders and other resources.
  • Mary Page says:
    Questions can be fun. Several games are based on asking questions. Now an app exists that asks random questions. You can use it in an interactive manner with students by randomly pulling a question up, or simply increase what you know. It also trends questions that are coming up in current events or digital entities. This will give you plenty of practice in questioning techniques.
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    lavc.edu

    Classifying Questions

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    Mary Page says:
    Learning how to ask good questions is much harder than you think. The following site offers to fill in the blank questions where you can insert your subject area topic or objective to ask good questions. A good thing to do is create a set of cards with one of these cloze questions on it and put it on a ring. As you teach flip through your ring and ask one. Before long you will be able to ask a good question without a ring and know what type of question it is.
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    monster.com

    Top Job Interview Question

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    Mary Page says:
    Students often ask when are they going to use this or that skill. Learning to answer high-level questions is a job interview technique. Many corporations are now asking high-level problem-solving questions just to see how a candidate thinks. Be sure to prepare your students for the future by asking good questions.
  • Mary Page says:
    Teachers have to experience good questioning and contemplation before they can pass that on to students. Experiencing higher level questioning makes a teacher aware of the different levels of questions. This site asks thought provoking questions sometimes for fun, but many times to make you think about what you believe in life.
  • Mary Page says:
    Socratic has been the basis of higher level education for some time. In recent years at has been reintroduced into the elementary classroom. Teachers need to experience Socratic questions, so here is a list of the types and actual questions. A quick read shows just how quickly one can become a deep thinker with it.
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