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Unlock the big ideas in your curriculum and unleash your students' thinking skills with essential questions. Authors of the popular Understanding by Design® framework explain why essential questions help you
Offering dozens of examples, the authors explore the usefulness of essential questions in all K–12 content areas, including skill-based areas such as math, PE, language instruction, and arts education. Their guidance and strategies ensure you know how to
(ASCD Premium, Select, and Institutional Plus Member book, April 2013) 8 1/2" x 11", 120 pages.
Book Review for Essential Questions: Opening Doors to Student Understanding
“You need it for your instruction and teachers will love it as well.”
—Hilda WeisburgReprinted with permission from School Librarian’s Workshop (August/September 2013)
Improving classroom discussion begins with transforming the roles of students and teachers. This guide details crucial teaching practices to help students take a leading role in their learning. Filled with tips, strategies, and examples, this guide can show any teacher how to better help students speak and listen to one another in ways that help them make meaning and increase their understanding.