Dan Fouts, who's taught government, U.S. history, and philosophy since 1993, explores the power of quotations to spark questioning and conversation.
Teaching + LearningEducators and collaborators reflect on their innovative use of RQI's strategies
Leading up to the 2020 election, a history teacher in New Hampshire used the “Why Vote?” Tool to spark a discussion about policy, governance, and voting. “I could start to see the light go on in their heads,” he said of his students.
Johnny Walker, a high school history teacher in Los Angeles, used RQI's "Why Vote?" Tool to develop a lesson plan around voting, and he is "overwhelmed and humbled" by the results.
Start with a platform you know. Don't be afraid to adapt. When you're ready, explore new EdTech options. Here are three tips for using the Question Formulation Technique virtually — all three of them based on insights and advice from experienced teachers.
Adam Silk, executive director of Boston's RELATE program, gives practical advice to teachers for fostering healthy group dynamics and equity in the classroom.
The Question Formulation Technique in English: A Collection of Classroom Examples