Learn how Massachusetts Science and Engineering Fair (MSEF) advisers used the Question Formulation Technique (QFT) with students at the start of the journey to promote authentic ownership over projects.
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 general science class investigates the causes and effects of glacier melt by closely examining a 1959 photograph of the Greenland ice cap.
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.
The Question Formulation Technique (QFT), a powerful yet simple teaching strategy recently featured in an ASEE online webinar, teaches students…