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Inquiring Minds Want to Learn

Posing Good Questions to Promote Student Inquiry

By: Erik M. Francis

Hook students into learning with inquiry and questioning. Inquiring Minds Want to Learn guides students down four different inquiry pathways: Foundational, Understanding, Deep, and Expertise. This book delivers detailed guidance for how to phrase and pose good questions that facilitate inquiry-based learning.

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Learn to phrase and pose good questions that support quality inquiry-based learning experiences

Quality questions, directed inquiry, and authentic literacy are important tools that enhance students’ comprehension, knowledge, and application of what is taught. Learn how to phrase and pose good questions that will ignite inquiring minds and enrich student learning during classroom instruction. Author Erik M. Francis shares a framework for engagement that hooks students’ interest and guides students down four pathways of inquiry and questioning that make learning stick.

This book will help K–12 teachers:

  • Understand what it means to teach and learn with an inquiring mind
  • Learn the elements of the Inquiring Minds Framework and why the framework is important
  • Reflect on how they can engage in effective inquiry and questioning with end-of-chapter applications
  • Rephrase academic standards into essential questions to better assess and advance student understanding
  • Conceptualize how to apply the Inquiring Minds Framework through personal stories from the author
  • Learn how to use Socratic questioning, prompts, and stimuli to promote inquiry and build cognitive rigor
  • Explore the pros and cons of using artificial intelligence to create meaningful questions

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Additional Information

Product Code: BKG102

ISBN: 9781954631731

Published By: Solution Tree