As an International Baccalaureate (IB) science teacher, my job is not only to instill subject-specific content, but to cultivate the skills of exploration and question formulation.
High School (9 – 12)
High achievers, for the most part, long to answer questions. Answering questions is safe, comfortable, familiar. Asking questions? Not so safe.
We’ve all experienced the difference between being heard and being listened to. Good listeners validate, focus, check assumptions, and respond thoughtfully. Above all, good listeners ask good questions.
Teacher-librarian Jennifer Brickey shares 4 remixes of the QFT to best serve teachers and students.
Wendy DeGroat, librarian at Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School for Government and International Studies in Richmond, Virginia, discusses how nurturing…
As a former classroom teacher with experience in the Question Formulation Technique (QFT), I decided to incorporate the QFT as a tool to focus students’ enthusiasm and work in a way that would guide our thinking and vision, projects, and work.