Questioning Techniques

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How do I question? Thinking about questioning techniques in the classroom

About. The resource comprises one 4 page DfES document (drawn from a larger document - see related resources). It explores some alternative strategies to direct questioning, followed by some classroom tactics for effective questioning. It finishes with a grid to support teachers testing out techniques in a classroom (you may wish to adapt this/use it as a prompt for a less formal record).

Pedagogical content. This resource explores some alternative strategies to direct questioning(ta) including some advice and activities for supporting teachers in classroom practice. (edit)

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Title Questioning Techniques
Topic [[Topics/CPD|CPD]]
Teaching approach

[[Teaching Approaches/Questioning|Questioning]]

Learning Objectives

By the end of the document you should have considered some alternatives to use of direct questioning, and some tactics to engage effective questioning in your classroom.

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[[Resources/Teacher Education|Teacher Education]]

Age of students / grade

[[Resources/Secondary|Secondary]],  [[Resources/Higher|Higher]]

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