By: Lisa Bernadino, Kristen Harvey, Andrea Serino, Kristen Sasso, Donna Rosso, & Margaret Adams “In early childhood classrooms, science based lessons are something that are often done, but not as often explored by students,” shares Kristen Harvey, Pre-Kindergarten teacher at the Franklin. The Franklin Early Childhood Center, part of the Melrose Public Schools in Massachusetts, serves approximately 300 three […]
@RightQuestion Digest: Student’s Blog Reflects Upon the QFT, Kindergartners’ Questions About Matter, QFT on Communities and Systems, & More!
As a part of the Question Formulation Technique (QFT), Mark Schwarz (@MarkTSchwarz) asked students to reflect on the process. “Once we wrote down one question on a piece of paper, more seemed to form and tumble out [of] our heads than we could ever imagine.” To read more, check out this student’s excellent blog post about […]
@RightQuestion Digest: The Question Formulation Technique (QFT) in Early Childhood Education & Elementary School
The Question Formulation Technique (QFT) in Early Childhood Education Teachers at Franklin Early Childhood Center, Melrose, MA (@MelroseCurricul) used a playground as their Question Focus (QFocus)! Franklin teachers used new playground as focus of inquiry to engage in questioning last week @RightQuestion pic.twitter.com/LWZwdmVM6L — MAdams (@MelroseCurricul) October 13, 2015 The QFT in Elementary School […]
This week our weekly post from an educator in the field comes from Jay Corrigan. Over the next few weeks, Jay will share how his school community has integrated the Question Formulation Technique into their classroom practice. While some educators use the entire QFT starting in the early elementary classroom, Jay describes a scaffolded approach that […]