Questioning Strategies to Activate Student Thinking (Quick Reference Guide)

When planned and executed in a strategic manner, classroom questioning is an effective way to engage all learners in thinking and speaking related to learning goals. This guide will help teachersConnect students to learning goalsHold all students accountable for respondingScaffold and support student thinkingEncourage student questions and self-assessmentUse student responses as feedback to inform teaching

When planned and executed in a strategic manner, classroom questioning is an effective way to engage all learners in thinking and speaking related to learning goals. This guide will help teachersConnect students to learning goalsHold all students accountable for respondingScaffold and support student thinkingEncourage student questions and self-assessmentUse student responses as feedback to inform teaching and learning

The guide’s many tips and examples will help teachers develop questioning practices that motivate students and activate their thinking.