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Questioning Skills

 
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A Quest to Improve

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Summary: Questions are powerful tools that are central to scientific inquiry. Given the importance of investigable questions to scientific inquiry, what can teachers do to help students learn how to generate them? Possibilities the author explores in this article...

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Science Sampler: Thinking about students' questions

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Summary: Asking questions is a vital component in any classroom, but it is absolutely essential in a science classroom. As science teachers, we know that questioning plays a major role in the inquiry process and has a positive impact on students' learning. This...

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Teacher’s Toolkit: Processing the curriculum through quality questioning

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Summary: In this inquiry-based project, student-generated questions became the basis for student-directed individual and group projects that provided practice with problem solving, critical thinking, and research skills while digging deeper into the Earth science...

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What Do You See?

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Summary: Purposeful questioning encourages visual literacy during a lesson on cells. In this article a teacher uses a cutaway diagram to teach visual literacy skills to enhance students' science inquiry experiences.