Were you an active or a passive learner? Of what you learned today, what are you most comfortable with and what is still 'iffy'?
We developed a taxonomy to provide a schema of prompts that could be used by students and teachers to hone their reflective thinking skills.
The need to belong, the desire to be understood, and the instinct to understand are universal human emotions that mean everything.
Critical thinking questions include, 'Why is this important? What are the causes and effects of this? How do we know if this is true?"
What is the author's position on a debatable topic from the text? How do you know? What evidence from the text can you cite?
Self-knowledge is formed through metacognition and basic epistemology. Here are 12 questions to help students see themselves as thinkers.
What students should know starts with themselves and moves outwards to a content area. Here are questions students should be able to answer.
The ability to ask the right question at the right time is a powerful indicator of authentic understanding.
What are some of the most common types of questions? What are the categories of questions? This led to many dozens of answers.
When should I lead and when should I follow? When should I talk and when should I listen--and what is the role of each in understanding?
Do you create opportunities for learners to put empathy into action; engage in pro-social behavior intended to benefit others?
The Question Formulation Technique (QFT) is a process for collaboratively brainstorming and improving questions for inquiry learning.
When introducing students to new content, the right questions and language can help disarm uncertainty and encourage students to develop a growth mindset.
Question-based learning is a type of inquiry where the learner is guided by forming and refining a guiding question (or questions).