3 Steps to Scaffolding Questions–Edutopia

With the implementation of Common Core and the Teacher Professional Growth and Effectiveness System teaching students to think critically has become a mandate of the classroom.  Students do not only need to answer higher level questions, but they need to question at a high level as well.

In this article on EdutopiaHeather Wolpert-Gawron explains how to scaffold students’ thinking and questioning and get them to a much higher level of questioning.

Her 3 Steps include starting small and making sure to provide the appropriate structure for student questioning and discussion.

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