What Makes a Question Essential?

See on Scoop.itteaching with technology

“Teachers regularly pose questions to their students, but the purpose and form of these questions can vary widely. This book is about a particular kind of question—one we call “essential.” So, what makes a question “essential”? Let us begin by engaging you in a bit of inquiry using the following concept-attainment exercise to examine the characteristics of an essential question. The exercise has three parts, as explained in the next several paragraphs.”

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

This is a great guide to essential questions.

See on www.ascd.org

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Author: loremipsem

I am Head of Teaching and Learning and teach English at an independent School in Melbourne. I am passionate about using technology as a learning tool and I love reading and literature and language.

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