Here are 3 key resources for implementing the QFT in the elementary classroom.
Creating a Culture of Questioning: Inquiry in Lower Elementary by Ashleigh Burry and Kristy Mandel
“Our students are inherently curious. We just needed to spark our students’ curiosity so they would be ready to ask and answer their own questions.”
“How does the sun’s power get into you?” Using the QFT to Explore Energy with First Graders by Jodie Botzang
“What I like about the Question Formulation Technique (QFT) process is that it provides an opportunity for my first graders to ask their questions without feeling insecure or judged on their prior knowledge.”
Download classroom examples. From word problems to primary sources, gingerbread cookies to roly-polys: 14 ways real teachers have used the QFT in the elementary classroom.