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Questions For Subject Areas

Even after learning a questioning technique, a teacher has to adapt it to their subject area. Finding the language that students can understand and still convey the message of the subject is not always easy but well worth the effort. The following resources give models for doing that.
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Questions For Subject Areas
  • Mary Page says:
    A video of a teacher in action who contemplates deeply why she does questioning the way she does. She uses questioning to scaffold learning. Then she reflects what she has done.
  • ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
    ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

    Best Practice Strategies for Effective Use of Questions

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    Mary Page says:
    This research offers data on differing questioning techniques. It gives advice for teachers on what to watch out for when questioning. It was targeted at pharmacy learning, but the techniques can work easily in other realms as well. It gets at the reality of teacher communication and how important it is that teachers are aware of how they are communicating knowledge to students.
  • Mary Page says:
    Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol involves extensive questioning. Think-Pair-Share activities start with a question. For older students, reciprocal teaching is used where summarizing, question generation, clarifying and predicting creates a process for deciphering the text.
  • Mary Page says:
    The web page shows how to adapt questioning techniques to Language Arts. It shows how to generate questions from the text. It favors question-answer relationships and gives sequenced lessons of it at several grade levels.
  • Mary Page says:
    Social studies is more than memorizing facts. It is the trends and patterns in our culture that teach us the necessary lessons to progress into the future without making the same mistakes. This questioning technique is specific to social studies. It includes a sheet where you are given the answer and you must create the question.
  • svmimac.org
    svmimac.org

    Questioning our Patterns of Questioning

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    Mary Page says:
    Since math symbols are an abbreviation of vast concepts, it is extremely important to develop questioning techniques that train students to not only decipher the math symbol but determine in what context the symbol is being used. It is no longer acceptable to just be able to calculate. You must be able to problem solve and estimate - all of which takes deep thinking.
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