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Classroom Teaching Skills, Eighth Edition
James M. Cooper, University of Virginia
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Chapter 5: Questioning Skills

How Better Questioning Leads to Improved Learning: QUILT
QUILT--Questioning and Understanding to Improve Learning and Thinking--helps make the classroom learning environment more active, student-centered, constructivist, inquiry-based, and metacognitive. Students may also link to an annotated bibliography.

A Questioning Toolkit
The Educational Technology Journal integrates philosophy and pragmatism to assist teachers in developing effective questioning techniques. Contains several dozen kinds of questions and questioning tools.

Collaboration to Advance Teaching Technology and Science
As a gateway to online resources, this site gives a wealth of information on effective questioning techniques, reform efforts in math and science education, learning styles, personality types, motivations, cooperative learning, and assessment.

Teacher Talk: What is Is Your Classroom Management Profile?
Is your management style authoritative, laissez-faire, or indifferent? This brief quiz will help your assess your classroom approach.

Teaching Tips: Effective Questioning
http://www.uab.edu/uasomume/cdm/questioning.htm
Contains questioning techniques and overviews based on Bloom's Taxonomy of thinking skills. Offers examples and rationale for questioning.

Art of Questioning: Exploratorium Article
http://www.exploratorium.edu/IFI/resources/workshops/artofquestioning.html
Description of questions and question styles. Housed within the interactive Exploratorium (http://www.exploratorium.edu/), the museum of science, art and human perception.

The Question Mark
http://www.questioning.org/
An educational magazine devoted to information on questions, questioning, sound intelligence, strategic reading, and quality teaching.



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