Welcome to Take 10 – 10 minutes of professional learning designed to meet educators’ needs remotely. Our purpose is to provide you with quick and easy strategies that you can use for planning. In this Take 10 we will be discussing how you can help elicit student questions.
The essential question that we are addressing today is, How can we Help Students Ask GOOD questions? In order to answer this question, I am going to provide you with 7 actionable tips designed to help you feel better prepared to engage your students in the practice of asking questions.
Lindsey Sullivan is a Professional Learning Specialist at the Connecticut Science Center’s Mandell Academy for Teachers. Before joining the Mandell Academy, Lindsey was a high school science teacher. Currently, Lindsey supports educators as they make sense of NGSS through her facilitation of workshops offered by the Mandell Academy as well as providing coaching support in schools.
Becky Fahey is a Professional Development Specialist at the Connecticut Science Center’s Mandell Academy for Teachers. Previously, she has worked as a preK-3 educator in various public school districts in Eastern Connecticut where she designed and implemented inquiry based lessons in the classroom. Becky brings with her expertise in collaboration and inquiry based teaching and will apply these skills to help educators to deepen their understanding of NGSS and apply best practices to support their learners in the classroom.
Rachel Shurick is a Professional Learning Specialist at the Connecticut Science Center’s Mandell Academy for Teachers. Rachel supports educators to deepen their understanding of instructional shifts associated with NGSS to support their learners. Rachel has also worked to develop NGSS workshops aim to help teachers bring the Next Generation Science Standards to life in their classrooms.