This event is open to the public.
RQI staff and partner educators will be presenting 4 sessions at this year’s National Council for the Social Studies Conference.
Thursday, 11/21, 10am- 4pm
An Easier Path to Inquiry: Teach Students to Ask Questions: Pre-Conference Session
Experience the Question Formulation Technique, a simple, powerful way to teach students to ask and work with questions. Master the technique and leave with plans to drive rigorous, engaging inquiry.
Dan Rothstein, Co-Director, Right Question Institute; Ashley Melville, Trudy Delhey, Cobb County School District, Marietta, GA; James Brewster, Austin Independent School District, Austin, TX
Friday, 11/22, 9:50- 10:45am
Discover a new, transformative theory of learning about the power of students asking their own questions that is emerging thanks to the ingenuity of educators from K to PhD classrooms.
Dan Rothstein, Co-Director, The Right Question Institute
Saturday, 11/23, 4:10pm- 5:05pm
Discover the Question Formulation Technique (QFT), a strategy for teaching students how to ask and use their own questions. Stimulate curiosity, promote deeper learning, and build democratic habits of mind.
Ashley Melville, Trudy Delhey, Cobb County School District, Marietta, GA; Sarah Westbrook, Right Question Institute, Boston, MA
Sunday, 11/24, 9:45- 11:15am
Provides instructional supports for teacher agency and professional growth in designing inquiry around student-initiated questioning for rigor and relevance.
Kim Sergent, Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative, Mayking, KY; Sarah Westbrook, The Right Question Institute, Cambridge, MA