The Question Formulation Technique in English: A Collection of Classroom Examples
Two English teachers answer three of the most frequently asked questions about the Question Formulation Technique (QFT).
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.
How English teachers use the Question Formulation Technique to support students as they pursue deeper understanding of texts and develop their critical thinking.