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It’s Their Class Now! Building Classrooms of Curiosity

…o this would be to provide them with an opportunity to share their background knowledge on the major events that have occurred in African history, and in some ways, allowing them to be the expert in that area.. After reading Make Just One Change, I was convinced of one thing. If I could get my students to ask the questions that they feel deeply about, the ones that they care about the most, I would no longer be the “keeper of…

Educator Resource Area

…velop. * If you are already a member please login first to download our resources. Make Just One Change The most comprehensive discussion and analysis of how to use the Question Formulation Technique can be found in our book Make Just One Change: Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions which is available through Harvard Education Press. Use these resources to learn the process and how to facilitate the QFT. Experiencing the QFT This guide…

Publications

…h Parents to Ask the Right Questions: A Powerful Strategy for Strengthening School-Family Partnerships (ASCD: 2016) by Luz Santana, Dan Rothstein, and Agnes Bain Partnering with Parents to Ask the Right Questions on ASCD.org Make Just One Change: Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions (Harvard Education Press: 2011) by Dan Rothstein and Luz Santana Make Just One Change on Amazon.com Education Articles Response: Ways to Use Questions…

Student Questions, Shifting Classrooms

…ticulated what I’ve always known myself to be, but I had yet to articulate it for myself… and that, that is what saved me. Grant Lichtman’s The Falconer, Warren Berger’s A More Beautiful Question, and Santana and Rothstein’s Make Just One Change (MJOC) have brought me off that ledge of not knowing how to exist as a 21st century educator within a 19th century framework, mindset, and bureaucracy. Everything I have been saying as an educator for…

Chicago

…a valuable differentiated learning experience for those who are being introduced to the QFT as well as for those who have implemented it in the classroom or provided professional development on the use of the QFT. The Book “[Make Just One Change: Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions] begins with the seemingly simple request to get students to ask their own questions, but at heart it’s a book about creating a classroom alive with dialogue,…

Summer Seminar: LA

…a valuable differentiated learning experience for those who are being introduced to the QFT as well as for those who have implemented it in the classroom or provided professional development on the use of the QFT. The Book “[Make Just One Change: Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions] begins with the seemingly simple request to get students to ask their own questions, but at heart it’s a book about creating a classroom alive with dialogue,…

Summer Seminar 2014 – Boston, MA

…srooms Practice teaching using the QFT Learn to support colleagues and promote school and district-wide efforts to develop students’ ability to ask better questions The seminar builds upon the ideas and practices outlined in Make Just One Change: Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions, Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press and materials available on the Right Question Educator Network. “[Make Just One Change: Teach Students to Ask Their Own…

RQI: Looking Back, Encouraging Forward

…or milestones and want to take this time to reflect and look forward in the New Year. Education: Educators are learning the strategy one day and teaching it the next! We find our first achievement in the continued success of Make Just One Change: Teach Students to Ask their Own Questions. Written by our co-directors: Dan Rothstein and Luz Santana, Make Just One Change has sold close to 15,000 copies and remains one of the top­ viewed books on…

Building Student Engagement in a Special Education Classroom

…fun of each other? Luckily, my school had just trained me on the Question Formulation Technique (QFT). One of the fifth grade general education teachers and a staff developer have together decided to have all the staff read Make Just One Change and use the QFT throughout the whole year across grade levels. This notion of allowing students to come up with their own questions intrigued me. I wondered if this technique could be used for the unit I…