As a result of completing this course, you will be able to empower students to drive their learning, by asking questions. This will help you leave a sustainable impact on the students you teach – by enabling their curiosity to drive their learning, students can become independent as learners. Asking questions is a skill, and a mind-set: it is one of the foundational quality of learning and development. As a course, it will help you build skills within students to ask their own questions for their learning. It will help build ownership and voice in your students. In short. It puts students in the driver’s seat of their learning.
About the Course: Thank you for embarking on this journey. This course, Getting student to ask questions, takes us through the concept of shifting the task of asking questions from teachers to students. For ease of use, we have introduced and existing framework called the ‘Questions Formulation Technique’ (QFT). This course is about practical aspects of getting students to ask questions, to help student curiosity drive learning. Being able to do so is the cornerstone of the education, it is a vital skill every teacher should have in their repertoire.
Standards: This course meets the following standards:
CD.2.2c: Ability to use pedagogical methods that can build broader problem solving and critical thinking skills.