A strategy that enables a balance between teacher preparation and pupil choice
TO BE AN INDEPENDENT LEARNER is to ask questions and continue asking questions. Questions are the starting points of inquiry and dialogue. In this section our contributors share ways they negotiate questions with pupils and help them to create questions, choose questions and consider the implications of the questions they create and discuss.
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An extract from a session using 'The Last Noo-Noo' by Jill Murphy. They use an interesting way of theming ideas
A tool to help pupils create and choose questions.
A checklist for helping children to create, choose and prepare questions for philosophical dialogue .
An interactive way to air questions and draw out some initial thoughts on the questions.
A graphic organiser to help explore dimensions of a question.