Here are 3 key resources for implementing the QFT in the elementary classroom.
Lower Elementary (K – 2)
The Question Formulation Technique in the Elementary Classroom: A Collection of Examples
In this blog post, educator James Staton writes about how he values moments when he is wrong because they lead him to new lessons. Read more on his strategies to encourage all elementary students to explore their questions without fear of being wrong.
In this lesson snapshot, a kindergarten class tackles a driving question: "How can we make our playground more inviting for all?" Students begin their project by inquiring about a turn of the century (ca. 1910) photograph of children playing on a New York City playground.
In Catherine Tommasello’s kindergarten class, asking questions is fun and has allowed several students to make breakthroughs in their learning.
It wasn’t until we attended a PD about questioning in the classroom that we understood how we could get our…