Week Nine: Chapter 6A Ensuring Active Thinking and Participation: Asking good questions and holding students accountable
Read pp 61-74
What are your favorite questions to ask to ensure active thinking and participation? Why?
AND/ORDo the try this. If you made an audio or video recording as suggested in the “Try This!” at the end of chapter 5, transcribe 10 minutes of the discussion you recorded. See if you can identify any of the question types in the first half of chapter 6 or any of the five talk “moves” discussed in the second half of the chapter. For each question or move identified, consider what impact the question or move had on the subsequent discussion. (You might also want to consider where use of one of the question types or one of the moves may have led to a more productive outcome.)