Effective Questioning Techniques in the Classroom


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What is a useful starting word for making an open-ended question?

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1. What is one thing questions are really good at?

2. What should you do after asking a question to a student?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This is a quiz that asks questions about questions! You'll be recalling ways to strengthen your questioning techniques and the general importance of questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz about questions asks questions so you can test your ability to:

  • Understand how to ask open-ended questions
  • Recognize the strength of questions
  • Understand what to do after asking a question
  • Recall how to use questioning to assess understanding
  • Know what to do if a student seems uncertain after being questioned

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most important information in the lesson on questioning in the classroom
  • Information recall - remember what you've learned about effective questioning techniques
  • Knowledge application - use this information to successfully answer questions about how to effectively ask questions

Additional Learning

Looking to know more about the best way to ask questions in class? The lesson Effective Questioning Techniques in the Classroom covers the following objectives:

  • Explain the significance of questions
  • Provide examples of more effective versions of questions
  • Consider how questioning is best timed