Questions are at the heart of teaching and learning. In fact, teachers may spend as much as 60% of their instructional time asking questions, listening to answers, and providing feedback. Studies over the past two decades have shown conclusively that effective questioning leads to significant gains in student achievement. Whats more, using a variety of questions to engage different styles of thought is one of the easiest and best ways for teachers to differentiate instruction.

Dr. Harvey Silver, founder of The Thoughtful Classroom, will guide you through four learning sessions that will help you develop more effective questioning practices for your classroom. For more information on Professional Learning Portfolio Series visit www.thoughtfulclassroom.com/ports
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