Out of the Question

Guiding Students to a Deeper Understanding of What They See, Hear, Read, and Do

Asking questions and caring about the answers is a pivotal part of becoming an independent learner. In this handy practical, the authors provide strategies that help students and teachers effectively and critically evaluate what they read, see, hear, and do.

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Asking questions and caring about the answers is a pivotal part of becoming an independent learner. In this handy practical, the authors provide strategies that help students and teachers effectively and critically evaluate what they read, see, hear, and do. Out of the Question explores such key issues as:

  • why ask questions;
  • nurturing questions in the classroom;
  • promoting deeper thinking;
  • generating an emotional response;
  • encouraging cr...read more

Out of the Question provides teachers with starting points for establishing a "question-friendly classroom." Each step in this handy book helps students and teachers learn strategically as they explore layers of questioning and practical applications for understanding their respective worlds more fully.

Carol Koechlin

coauthor of Q Tasks

About the Author(s)

Sally Godinho, PhD, is a senior lecturer in the Graduate School of Education at Melbourne University.

Jeni Wilson lectures at the University of Melbourne's Institute of Education in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning. She has a special interest in children's thinking and in assessment.

Table of Contents

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1. Why Ask Questions?
2. Questions in the Classroom
3. Deeper Thinkings
4. Emotional Response
5. Creativity
6. A Question of Skill
7. Assessing the Questioning Process
Supporting Student Questions
Reproducible Pages
Resources
Index

Product Details

Grade Range: 4-12
Media: 32-page flipchart
Year: 2006
Item No: 8214
ISBN: 978-155138-214-2

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