- Is the development of oral language an integral part of the lesson? - Is scaffolding targeted to learners’ needs? Are we allowing for productive struggle?
The Presentation. Deep Thinking: Images from our Round
Our pre-reading was "Enriching Classroom Discourse: Planning for and Asking Strategic Questions” from Advancing Formative Assessment in Every Classroom, Moss & Brookhart". Click here to download
Another interesting article is "Making Sure Students Struggles are Productive", Peg Grafwallner, Edutopia, September 18, 2022. Click here to download
More resources for questioning. Firstly an practical article, "Realising the Promise of Open-Ended Questions" by Wasik and Hindman discusses what must follow an open-ended question for it to realise its promise. Click here to download
There are also two guides to the types of questions that can be asked. Firstly, a categorisation by Fountas and Pinnell, 2018. Download here Secondly, a list of questions/question starters that can be used to promote higher-order thinking. Download here
Wonderful professional learning slides prepared by the Old Guildford PS Team: Christina Massey, Caroline Thielemans, Sharon Scerri and acknowledgement to Helen Kotevski