How to ask questions to develop higher-order thinking in students

07/9/2014 |

Students often are not asked a range of questions in the classroom that promote higher-order thinking and help them reach their full potential, writes Maurice Elias, a professor at Rutgers University. In this blog post, he uses "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" to demonstrate examples of how to ask closed and open-ended questions, plus how to ask additional questions to probe for deeper understanding.

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