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Quality High-Order Questioning to Promote Both Student and Teacher Thinking

This collection offers multiple resources for using high-order thinking and questioning through Bloom's Taxonomy. Many of the resources are for both the teacher AND the students, helping to build student self-efficacy. My favorite resource includes task cards which I use in my classroom. They are laminated cards, and students use a dry erase marker to keep track of their thinking and learning. They compare the types of questioning to Bloom's levels and rate their thinking for the day.
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Quality High-Order Questioning to Promote Both Student and Teacher Thinking
  • Michelle Jennings says:
    The Teaching Channel offers this teacher created and led video, which will walk you through how to write higher order questions. Following this video, you can watch the next two videos listed, which show these questions being used in the classroom.
  • corwin.com
    corwin.com

    Framework for Thinking Through Quality Questioning

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    Michelle Jennings says:
    The questioning framework included in this chapter will help you plan and implement quality questions in your classroom. I am most appreciative that the end of the chapter includes the culturally relevant strategy of using questioning to build student self-efficacy.
  • The Pedagogy Wheel

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    Michelle Jennings says:
    This taxonomy wheel from Paul Hopkins was created to connect Bloom's Taxonomy with mobile devices in order to further support higher-order questioning. This is another reference that I keep with me, and my students have a copy as well. They can access any app on the wheel for self-help, early finishers, or teacher assigned work.
  • Michelle Jennings says:
    An in depth quick reference which gives questioning stems based on Higher-Order Thinking and Bloom's Taxonomy. Not only do I keep a copy of these for all lessons, but my students have laminated copies as well. As we discuss a piece of text, students use a dry erase marker to mark what types of questions the teacher is asking, what types students are asking of one another. Students also make note of which types of questions they typically answer and which they avoid; and are pushed to try to a
  • Michelle Jennings says:
    This PDF guide was created to be used along with students. It includes student objectives, the definition, and purpose of higher-order questioning and Bloom's Taxonomy, REAL-LIFE examples, and the benefits to using them. Following an extensive list of resources and links, you will find a list of games which promote engagement and higher-order thinking. There is even a section highlighting Career and Technical Education!
  • Michelle Jennings says:
    Use this quick reference guide when planning thoughtful and interactive questions. There are suggestions for effective questioning, followed by a chart explaining what types of questions should be maximized and which should be minimized.
  • edutopia.org
    edutopia.org

    New Classroom Questioning Techniques for the Best Year Ever

    5 minute read
    Michelle Jennings says:
    One of the best resources I've found for questioning techniques in the classroom. The article gives you question stems based on what you are assessing (seeking, explaining, relating, predicting, describing, etc.) My favorite part is at the end of the article which lists rescources for Socratic Seminars, a model for collective dialogue. There is even a Youtube video of a seminar in action, along with many more resources for Socratic Seminars, including student-led seminars.