(September 15, 2008) The most important questions of all are those asked by students as they try to make sense out of data and information. Enabling students to generate their own content questions increases engagement, improves learning, and can result in purposeful involvement with the content. Yes most of the questions in school are asked by teachers at a rate of one question every two to three seconds. Dr. Juanita García, an education associate at IDRA, discusses ways to foster student questions and describes a specific group memory strategy teachers can use right away. Juanita is interviewed by
Bradley Scott , Ph.D., director of the IDRA South Central Collaborative for Equity. Send comments to
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