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Questioning and Discussion Techniques
Academic Discourse
What systems encourage students to have academic conversations and how do those conversations impact learning?
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Questioning and Discussion Techniques
Choose Your Own Adventure
Is there a topic that you would like to learn more about that is not already offered in the Professional Learning Portal? This is your chance to earn up to 20 clock hours for your own exploration of a topic of your choice; choose your own adventure and design your own learning plan!
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Collaborative Conversations
Explore the importance of collaborative conversations in enhancing learning.
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Ensuring Mathematical Success for All: Discourse and Questioning
Explore the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Principals to Action: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All sections on Facilitating Meaningful Mathematical Discourse and Posing Purposeful Questions and consider implications to practice.
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How Do I Write Text-Dependent Questions? (elementary)
In the era without stem questions, learn where you can start when writing your own questions that push students back into the text to closely read.
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How Do I Write Text-Dependent Questions? (secondary)
Use the standards to write questions that help students dig deep into a complex text.
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Learning Walk: Questioning and Discussion Techniques
When going on a half-day learning walk to visit other classrooms, use this module to guide the planning and reflection and earn clock hours for your exploration.
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Questioning in Action
Explore ways different instructors engage and empower students through the questions they ask.
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Reading with a Questioning Stance in a Science Classroom
Learn about and apply the Three Big Questions that will drive students to read science texts with purpose and a meaning-making stance. Completing this module will require you to have a copy of the book Reading Nonfiction: Notice and Note by Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst.
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Student Ownership of Questions about Texts
How do we teach students to generate their own higher level questions, specifically about texts they read?
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Types of Questions to Encourage Critical Thinking
Explore the types of questions that engage students and encourage student-to-student discourse.
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Visual Thinking Strategy
Would you like to help students engage with images around them (whether artwork, political cartoons or illustrations) while also having a productive conversation? Explore the Visual Thinking Strategy here.
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What should we be asking students?
Explore the concept of Depth of Knowledge (DOK) and how it relates to the questions we need to be asking our students to prepare them for the level of rigor expected.
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