Module 5: Using Questioning & Discussion Techniques

The focus of Module 5 is on how to facilitate classroom discussions that encourage critical thinking and the posing of student questions. This module aligns with section C ‘Instruction’ and prioritized skill C2 ‘ Using Questioning’ on the SOE Observation Tool. Module content centers around teacher ability to implement the following techniques to foster rich engaging student discussion;

  • Developing a variety of levels of questions
  • Engaging students in discussion
  • Creating opportunities for students to explain their thinking
  • Creating opportunities for students to formulate and pose questions

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