Friday, November 11, 2011

What's a Good Question? -- Recommended Approaches

Print off Fred Sanders' short article "What's A Good Question?" and review it a few times.  I have a reputation for asking good questions and I had two "aha!" moments studying this article:

1. I need to keep pushing myself to ask a wide range of types of questions.  It's not just "open-ended" vs. "definite answer."

2. I need to incorporate some questions to help the conversation move amongst my students, without me always being at the center of the conversation.

And how does Sanders define a good question? "A good question evokes curiosity by exhibiting curiosity." Love it!

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