How to encourage students to ask questions

03/12/2012 | Education Week Teacher

Students should be encouraged to ask questions to learn to their fullest potential, writes instructional coach David Ginsburg. In this blog, he recommends teachers avoid evaluating students' questions by saying "great question" -- a response that could lead students to fear asking a bad question. Instead, Ginsburg suggests responding to students' questions by thanking students for asking them.

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