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Monday, September 12, 2011

How to encourage students to ask their own questions, courtesy of ASCD, published in Harvard Education Letter

Many teachers have been looking for a way engage students in an inquiry process.  Following is an excellent article on how to do just that!!!
  • A six-step process for teaching students to formulate their own questions can encourage them to take ownership of their learning, and deepen their understanding of a subject, write Dan Rothstein and Luz Santana, authors of the book, "Make Just One Change: Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions." The Question Formulation Technique can be used to introduce new material to students, gauge their understanding during a lesson or to help students set a new learning agenda at the end of a unit, the authors write. Harvard Education Letter (September/October 2011) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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