Asking the Right Questions

A significant proportion of teacher talk in classrooms is in the form of questions.  With this in mind, it is important for teachers to consider whether or not they are asking the right questions.  With this in mind, Ms Hannah Firth embarked on an induction research project which examined the effect of employing three different questioning strategies: collaborative, directed and clarification.  By thinking more carefully about such a basic component of any lesson, Ms Firth was able to draw out some interesting conclusion.  You can read more of her work below.

Ms Hannah Firth – “A Consideration of Three Different Questioning Techniques in a Perse Classroom.” Completed Project (PDF)

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