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Make Just One Change

…sk Their Own Questions (Harvard Education Press: 2011) makes two simple arguments: All students should and can learn to formulate their own questions All educators can easily teach the skill as part of their regular practice Make Just One Change not only makes the case for the importance of teaching students how to ask their own questions, it also provides a clear step-by-step process for teaching a sophisticated thinking skill to all learners….

Reading Guide for Book – Make Just One Change

…Has anyone developed questions for the book – Make Just One Change? We are starting a book club and could use some direction. Thanks. Debi Bella Robbinsville High School (NJ)…

How Can Medical Students Learn to Ask Better Questions?

…the Question Formulation Technique (QFT) – that allows all learners, from novices to experts, to learn how to better a. produce their own questions, b. improve their questions and c. strategize on how to use them. Our book, Make Just One Change: Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions focuses on K-12 education but the same process has been easily adopted for higher education and can be easily adopted for use with medical students (Rothstein…

Make the Work Easier for Teachers: Teach Students to Think for Themselves

…y students learn to ask their own questions, they’ll have started thinking for themselves rather than worrying about giving me the answer to my questions.” It is but one change, as we have written about at length in our book Make Just One Change: Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions, but it is not a small change. Students may be confused when challenged to ask their own questions and will look befuddled and frustrated if left simply with…


…to submit a request. We do not currently have capacity to provide on-site professional development for individual schools. Self-Directed You can learn the strategy using materials available on this website. You can also read Make Just One Change to learn the strategy and read about case studies of the process in action in classrooms. Educators from across the world are implementing the strategy in classrooms and within their organizations after…

Students as Questioners 2: Make Just One Change by Alane Starko

[source:, published: 10/04/2015]

Make Just One Change: Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions by Judi Moreillon

[source: Building a Culture of Collaboration, published: 08/07/2017]

Callings edited by Dave Isay and Make Just One Change by Dan Rothstein and Luz Santana by Deb Baker

[source: BookConscious, published: 04/05/2017]

My Learning Philosophy

…eral online sources to find the answers. This is why it is so important to learn to ask good questions and to cultivate curiosity. I found a great resource for teaching students how to ask good questions. It’s a book called “Make Just One Change: Teach Students to Ask their Own Questions.” It made me realize that as teachers, in a “teaching environment,” we are the ones asking all the questions and students are spitting back answers. Deeper…

It’s All About the Question

…and the Question Formulation Technique (QFT), and both have changed my teaching practices. During the summer of 2016, while many teachers were reading the most popular beach novels during summer vacation, I couldn’t put down Make Just One Change by Dan Rothstein and Luz Santana and A More Beautiful Question by Warren Berger. September rolled around, and I was determined to try the QFT with my students at Fitchburg High School, and maybe, just