Should we use questions to teach? – Part 1

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I had intended this to be a three part series, however while trying to write the final post today, I realised I had left out an extremely important piece of the puzzle.  In the first post I talked about ‘understanding’, in the second ‘thinking’ and now before looking at under whose influence we may be operating, I realised I need to add in something about questioning.

Then, in thinking I need write a brief note on questioning, I found it to be one of the most horrifically complex aspects of teaching I’ve yet tried to analyse!  I can’t say I’m yet at anything that’s usefully conclusive to others, but perhaps the journey will spark a few thoughts in other people’s minds.  It’s a necessarily long post, and so I’m splitting it into two parts.  I’ll publish part two on Wednesday.

Questioning and I have a…

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About Kris Boulton

Teach First 2011 maths teacher, focussed on curriculum design.
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  1. Pingback: Blogs for the Week Ending 31st May 2013 | The Echo Chamber

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