Very important that coaches have a lot of strategies to improve questioning. Very important aspect of G&T and AfL Give out 3 answer cards to each coach (Bright pink). Each time the coaches answer a question they need to hand a card in. They need to use all the cards up by the end of the session. Obviously this is a strategy that can be used for inclusive questioning with pupils. The interaction between teacher and learners is the most important feature of the classroom. Whether helping learners to acquire basic skills or a better understanding to solve problems, or to engage in higher-order thinking such as evaluation, questions are crucial. Of course, questions may be asked by pupils as well as teachers: they are essential tools for both teaching and learning. For teachers, questioning is a key skill that anyone can learn to use well. Similarly, ways of helping pupils develop their own ability to raise and formulate questions can also be learned. Raising questions and knowing the right question to ask is an important learning skill that pupils need to be taught.
Questioning should be used purposefully to achieve well-defines goals.
Bloom's Taxonomy is a classification of thinking organised by level of complexity. It gives teachers and students an opportunity to learn and practice a range of thinking and provides a simple structure for many different kinds of questions and thinking.
The taxonomy involves all categories of questions.
Typically a teacher would vary the level of questions within a single lesson.