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Why Question? A unit exploring the use of questioning in your classroom

About. The resource comprises one 28 page DfES document (from which some smaller documents are drawn - see related resources). The resource includes relevant information regarding questioning, as well as some practical activities and issues for teachers to consider.

Pedagogical content. This resource discusses questioning(ta) and its relationship to engaging reasoning(ta), active learning(ta) and discussion(ta) as well as aspects of planning(ta) such as writing learning objectives(ta). (edit)

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Title Questioning
Topic Questioning
Teaching approach
Learning Objectives

By working through the document you should enhance your understanding or/and consideration of questioningin teaching, and practical approaches to using questioning with pupils

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Age of students / grade

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