Watch as Elizabeth Gleb, high school science teacher from Steilacoom talks about how she has engaged even the most challenging students in her classroom by empowering them to ask their own questions. Student assuming responsibility for their learning is a hallmark of distinguished teaching and important skill in Common Core aligned classrooms.
By activating students as participants in the inquiry cycle by generating questions themselves, students are more engaged and take ownership for the learning process. The Question Formulation Technique (QFT), a simple, powerful, easy-to-adopt strategy that results in greater student engagement and deeper learning and identify how the process builds critical thinking skills, student ownership of learning, and student engagement and is easily adapted for any grade level or content area. Learn more about using the QFT in person at PSESD on June 22. Or prepare to facilitate a session in your district by attending the train-the trainer event on June 22 and June 23.