"Everything. It is a way of evoking stimulating response or stultifying inquiry. It is in essence the very core of teaching." John Dewy
What are we asking questions for?
What type of questions are we asking?
Most teachers would agree that we ask questions of children for the following reasons;
- to further children's understanding
- to stimulate thinking
- to help children co-construct meaning
- to promote children's collaboration with their peers