Perspectives: The Art (and Science) of Asking Questions

by: Meredith A. Park Rogers and Sandra K. Abell

Questions serve as formative assessments that provide information to teachers about student learning in relation to curricular goals. In addition to helping students build science concepts, teacher questions can help develop scientific habits of mind. This month’s column discusses how teachers can change their questioning techniques to improve their students’ science learning.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 10/1/2008Stock # sc08_046_02_54Volume 046Issue 02

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