Effective Questioning: Plan 5

In our work with thousands of K-12 educators, eduConsulting Firm documented that teachers ask an average 50-plus questions during a 55-minute period—equating to almost a question a minute. When considering these numbers, it is safe to conclude that students may not have sufficient time to process the questions asked. However, little time may be needed,…

Excerpt: Essential Questions

Essential Questions Excerpt The above quick quiz and accompanying excerpt are taken from McTighe & Wiggins (2013).  Essential Questions: Opening the doors to student understanding. Alexandria, VA: ASCD. (p.9).

The Skinny: Cooperative Learning

THE SKINNY ON COOPERATIVE LEARNING (#NTN) Here’s the skinny on cooperative grouping that we shared in our New Teacher Network (NTN)! The first consideration is that this practice should not to be confused with flexible grouping.  Note the five significant differences: COOPERATIVE FLEXIBLE Heterogeneous                Homogeneous  Shared Task Skill Attainment  Student-Led Teacher-Led …

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