Here are three key resources using the QFT in the library: for media literacy, information literacy, and beyond.
Using the Question Formulation Technique (QFT) to Rebrand School Libraries by Jennifer Brickey
“I tore down all my ‘no’ signage, created collaborative seating arrangements to encourage discussion, and even sponsored a library logo design contest for the students. More importantly, I redesigned lessons to make questions — not answers — the primary focus.”
My Ah-Ha Moments with the Question Formulation Technique by Connie Williams
“I am certainly glad that I have an excellent strategy that is not only a fabulous in-class daily skills builder, it is one that I can pull out of my proverbial ‘back pocket’ (under duress!) and create a focus for learning with a restless crowd of 9-11th grade students.”
How Questioning Can Drive Arguments, Productive Debate & Information Literacy by Sarah Westbrook
“The question may be the most overlooked, yet powerful tool we have for listening, challenging assumptions, crafting informed arguments, asserting oneself in unfamiliar or uncomfortable situations, for demanding answers and greater accountability.”