What Is The Question Formation Technique?

by TeachThought Staff Definition Put simply, the Question Formation Technique (QFT) is a process for brainstorming questions. According to the creating organization, the QFT “helps all people create, work with, and use their own questions — building skills for lifelong learning, self-advocacy, and democratic action.” As a classroom tool for teaching and learning, the QFT is useful to … Read more

20 Types Of Questions For Teaching Critical Thinking

by Terry Heick What are the different types of questions? Turns out, it’s pretty limitless. I’ve always been interested in them–the way they can cause (or stop) thinking; the nature of inquiry and reason; the way they can facilitate and deepen a conversation; the way they can reveal understanding (or lack thereof); the stunning power … Read more