Common Pitfalls of Questioning
About. The document discusses common pitfalls in questioning strategies. It includes practical advice, and an exercise to reflect on your teaching practice. This is an section of a larger DfES document.
Pedagogical content. Questioning(ta) is a key classroom practice, and skill, and can sometimes fall into the trap of focusing on lower levels, as opposed to higher order(ta) reasoning(ta) and discussion(ta) skills. This resource covers some reasons why this - and other pitfalls - occur, with some practical advice for ensuring high quality questioning in your classroom. (edit)
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[[Teaching Approaches/Higher order|Higher order]], [[Teaching Approaches/Questioning|Questioning]], [[Teaching Approaches/Reasoning|Reasoning]], [[Teaching Approaches/Discussion|Discussion]]
By the end of the document you should have considered pitfalls in questioning, and ways to avoid these.
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- This resource is part of the DfES resource "Pedagogy and practice: Teaching and learning in secondary schools" (ref: 0423-2004G) which can be downloaded from the National Archives http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20110809101133/nsonline.org.uk/node/97131 The whole resource (512 pages) can be downloaded as a pdf File:Pedagogy and Practice DfES.pdf
- The resource booklets, and many 'harvested' documents are available to download, generally in editable formats from the ORBIT resources, see Category:DfE.
- The videos from the accompanying DVDs are available: Video/Pedpack1 and Video/Pedpack2