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NRP Questioning Journey 2011


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Professional Development 2011

Professional Development 2011

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  • 1. Questioning Journey at New River Primary
    • WALT: Teach Students at New River Primary to become Independent and Effective Questioners
    Reference to Trevor Bond – Quest
  • 2. we Need to ask Ourselves...
    • What aspects of questioning are important to target?
    • How do we define what an effective questioner is?
    • What constitutes a ‘ good ’ question?
  • 3. We Need a Resource that Gives us...
    • Some form of framework to assist teachers as they work with their students on questioning.
    • Provide a tool, rubric or students that allows teachers to assess students questioning development, and a tool that allows students to self assess their own questioning skills.
  • 4. Why use the Trevor BonD Questioning Rubric Trevor Bond - Quest http:www
    • Links to our school INQUIRY / ICT Teaching and Learning Matrix (open / closed questions / 6 hats and the rubric)
    • Support available online for our professional development
  • 5. A New Approach to the Questioning Rubric
    • Stage 1and 2 questions being the sandbags that have to be dropped so we can take off as questioners.
    • Stage 3 to 7 questions as panels of the balloon reinforces that stage 7 isn't the target.
  • 6.  
  • 7.
    • Time to unpack questioning and the rubric...
  • 8.
    • There are Requests, Rhetorical and Inquiry Questions...
    • Request
    • Rhetorical Questions
    • Inquiry Questions
    Three Main Categories of Questions
  • 9. Next Steps...
    • Continue to use the Trevor Bond Rubric in the classroom
    • Checkout to up skill your knowledge of the rubric
    • Readings: Complete and discuss 5th September-Wk 6
    • Questioning (a simple overview of questioning)
    • The QuESTioning Rubric
  • 10. What aspects of questioning are important to Target?
    • Key words and Phrases / Thinking - Inferring as well as literal
    • Seven Servants / pose questions that lead to other questions - generative / higher order questions
    • Mix of Open and Closed / relevant to the context
    • Thick and Thin / Forming clear questions / with relevant unknown answers
    • Questions that get you the answers you need
    • Teaching juniors the difference between questions and statements
    • Collated by NRP Staff - Term 3 2011
  • 11. How do we define what an effective questioner is?
    • Ask Questions about answers they find
    • Curious and Inquirying
    • Is able to listen
    • Be an open ended questioner
    • Be able to summarise and clarify with further questions if necessary
    • Someone who can ask a relevant question to get information they require
    • Collated by NRP Staff - Term 3 2011
  • 12. What constitutes a ‘ good ’ question?
    • Key words, relevant to the context and agains information the questioner needs
    • One that can be answered (preferable open ended)
    • Getting the answers you need
    • Has to be a question
    • Collated by NRP Staff - Term 3 2011
  • 13. Requests
    • May I / Can I
    • Asking for something and expect an answer verbal and non verbal
    • A specific question with a definate answer
    • Asking for permission / to do / gain tangible
    • Collated by NRP Staff - Term 3 2011
  • 14. Rhetorical
    • Not expecting big answers / may already know the answer e.g. it was a snowy wet day today wasn ’ t it?
    • A question that requires no answer
    • Serility / answers themselves / not expecting an answer
    • Collated by NRP Staff - Term 3 2011
  • 15. Inquiry
    • Digging deeper / generative
    • Encourages more questions / seeking
    • Curiosity driven / deeper thinking
    • Requires research / never ending
    • Wanting to find out specific information
    • Philosophical
    • Collated by NRP Staff - Term 3 2011
  • 16. De Bono
    • “ Questions are the engine house of thinking ”
  • 17. As the Teacher
    • What are three things you would like to know about questioning, that would help you to improve students questioning?
    • What 3 things you know about developing students questioning skills.
  • 18. Questions
    • Next session please bring with you a variety of questions from your class.
    • The questions can be from any stage on the rubric.
    • We will analyse reason and discuss questions and at what stage do we think they fit on the rubric.