The beginning of the school year is a good time to work with questions. It’s an activity you can do with colleagues, students, or both.
Twitter users have offered some good Question Focus prompts to get those questions started. Here are three:
1) Because we hear the words “engagement” and “empowerment” a lot, and it’s worth thinking about what they mean.
Working through the #QFT process with a group of @vbschools leaders today. What if students asked more questions? How can @vbcpsdtal help your schools? @markdiacop @GThomasCoker @RightQuestion #VBGearedUp #inquiry #innovation pic.twitter.com/YHeOSKkRJQ
— Bridget Mariano (@bdmarian) August 1, 2019
2) Because there’s a presidential primary taking place this school year, so it’s a great time to think about the role of questions in democracy.
— Drew Hammill (@mrdhammill) July 15, 2019
3) Because students’ initial reaction to something can change when they ask questions about it.
— Wanda Faye Bryant (@wandabryant) August 5, 2019
Here’s what some other Twitter users are saying about the Question Formulation Technique: