Bloom’s Taxonomy Comprehension questions dealing with… interpreting describing in one’s own words organization and selection of facts/ideas re-tell
Bloom’s Taxonomy Application questions dealing with… problem solving applying information use of rules or principles How is…? Why is…?
Bloom’s Taxonomy Analysis questions dealing with… identify the motives separate the whole into component parts classify parts according to… outline/diagram & compare/contrast
Bloom’s Taxonomy Synthesis questions dealing with… inferences or predictions adding to what was given combining ideas… finding solutions…
Bloom’s Taxonomy Evaluation questions dealing with… placing in order of priority deciding what actions to take choosing criteria for assessing agree or disagree with a premise
Effective Questioning Techniques Establish an appropriate environment Students should feel safe answering questions Pose questions in a non-threatening way Be aware of your facial expressions and tone of voice when responding to students Use pre-planned and emerging questions Mix the types of questions employed
Effective Questioning Techniques Phrase questions carefully and concisely and avoid trick questions Select volunteers and non-volunteers to answer questions Adapt questions to the needs of the learner Give students time to think about questions and answers before moving on Respond to answers given by students
Effective Questioning What is dialog? Everything that the teacher says/communicates and everything that the student says/communicates.
Effective Questioning Why is dialog important? It allows the teacher insight into what the student knows, what she does not know, and what she partly knows.
Effective Dialog Effective Dialog means that the teacher has created an environment in which she is asking and receiving questions that allow the student to think and move towards greater knowledge.
Effective Questioning My favorite take-aways from the video…. - Give students time to think about questions - No Hands - White Boards - Instead of giving rewards for correct answers, give rewards for interesting answers.
Effective Questioning THE END Did you hear that they found a warehouse full of rulers, compasses, calculators and protractors in Bagdad? Everyone in the White House was so excited. They had finally found evidence of weapons of math instruction.