The Right Question Institute invited two teachers to develop lesson plans using the QFT which feature archival materials from EBSCO’s…
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.
Reflection is the last step of the Question Formulation Technique, and it's an important one. Here, members of the Right Question Institute's team (Katy, Sarah, and Imaan) discuss some important things they've learned from students through those reflections.
In this lesson snapshot, a 10th grade English class reading The Crucible pauses to study a primary source artifact from 1692: a letter written by accused witches petitioning for their bail during the Salem Witch Trials.
In education, closed-ended questions are sometimes undervalued and underappreciated, but as librarian and author Connie Williams explains, closed-ended questions can build knowledge and open doors to promising research. They're also powerful tools for self-advocacy. In this post, Williams takes a closer look at the value of closed-ended questions.
In this lesson snapshot, a 12th-grade AP English class discovers the dark history of convict leasing while reading Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. Struggling at first to situate this often forgotten piece of history, students pause to examine a series of primary source photographs from the Library of Congress.