No Questions?

A colleague and I introduced a project to our classes today. It's a somewhat complicated project involving linking to and responding to newspaper articles and other students' opinions. I thought the explanation this morning, complete with projected examples and checking for understanding, went well. I actually felt even a little pleased when there were only … Continue reading No Questions?

Asking Good Questions

While reviewing vocabulary for the week, I asked, "What might be your rationale for getting up in the morning?" Two or three hands reluctantly went up. "Wait, that's a not a good question. What might be your rationale for staying up until midnight?" Every student's hand shot up. My students all knew what rationale meant, … Continue reading Asking Good Questions