Q Tasks, 2nd Edition

Q Tasks, 2nd Edition

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Questions and questioning are key skills in successful learning. The original Q Tasks was instrumental in showing teachers how to give students the tools they need to develop their own questions and build critical thinking and inquiry skills. This new, totally revised edition continues to nurture and advance these crucial skills, and also offers Q-task extensions that introduce digital components that facilitate collaboration and are designed to appeal to tech-savvy students. More than 100 practical, flexible exercises in this remarkable book provide a smorgasbord of choices for teachers to use to help students formulate good questions in an information-rich environment. They put the students at the centre of their own learning as they build the library and research skills that are essential to our information age. Teachers will find innovative ways to help students go beyond memorization and rote learning of facts to focus on personal understanding, and true ownership of the learning experience.How to empower students to ask questions and care about answers Koechlin, Carol, Zwaan, Sandi ... Use real-world topics that are relevant for students. ... They are preparing to write a position paper. ... students are ready to draft their opinion essay, instruct them to work in a collaborative virtual word-processing space.

Title:Q Tasks, 2nd Edition
Author:Koechlin, Carol, Zwaan, Sandi
Publisher:Pembroke Publishers Limited - 2014-10-01


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