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Questioning Strategies
Student Ownership & Independence Goal 1
Engaging students are posed by the teacher and other students in 80% of classrooms on a given day as measured by observational data.
Danielson Framework Connection (Exemplary)
3B Teacher uses a variety or series of questions or prompts to challenge students cognitively, advance high-level thinking and discourse, and promote metacognition.
3B Students formulate many questions, initiate topics, and make unsolicited contributions.
3B Students initiate higher-order questions.
Strategy/Effect
Questioning   .46+
Discussion/Discourse   .88
Impact
Ask thought provoking questions as a means of understanding a concept or problem.

Articles & Resources
 
While working on A More Beautiful Question, I got to know the folks at a fascinating nonprofit called The Right Question Institute. Dan Rothstein and Luz Santana, the RQI’s co-directors, have spent many years studying how kids (and adults, too) form questions. In developing their own “Question Formulation Technique,” they’ve found that it is, indeed, possible to teach kids to be better questioners—and in the process, help them become better thinkers.
 
 
This Video provides a quick glimpse of the QFT in action in a 12th grade Humanities class in Boston, MA. 
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