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Asking Essential Questions Fosters Higher-Order Thinking Amongst our Learners

These are  the seven defining characteristics that makes a question “essential”:

  1. Is open-ended, typically it will not have a single, final, and correct answer.
  2. Is thought-provoking and intellectually engaging, often sparking discussion and debate?
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Questioning Observation

Course: World Literature
Period: 2

In this class, the lesson was to review previous learning in preparation for a test the next day. When talking with the teacher the day before, the lesson was intended to be a socratic seminar, however, immediately before the lesson, a pedagogical decision was made to have the discussions be made in small groups. 428 more words


The Power of Edmodo

The students have taken an immense interest in their personal journey reading unit, being captivated by  the characters who lead different lives than they are familiar with. 771 more words