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The 5Ws and H – Questions, Questions, Questions! | Socrative Garden

The 5Ws and H – Questions, Questions, Questions! | Socrative Garden | Librarians Teaching Information Literacy | Scoop.it

 

Whether an ELL teacher or a physics teacher, you’ll encounter numerous opportunities to cultivate your students’ abilities to mine for information, make sense of it, and then arrive at conclusions.  So let’s support the development and acquisition of these cross-disciplinary skills through whole class discussion, practice and guided examples. - See more at: http://www.socrative.com/garden/?p=123#sthash.psLaA1w4.dpufWhether an ELL teacher or a physics teacher, you’ll encounter numerous opportunities to cultivate your students’ abilities to mine for information, make sense of it, and then arrive at conclusions.  So let’s support the development and acquisition of these cross-disciplinary skills through whole class discussion, practice and guided examples. - See more at: http://www.socrative.com/garden/?p=123#sthash.psLaA1w4.dpufWhether an ELL teacher or a physics teacher, you’ll encounter numerous opportunities to cultivate your students’ abilities to mine for information, make sense of it, and then arrive at conclusions.  So let’s support the development and acquisition of these cross-disciplinary skills through whole class discussion, practice and guided examples. - See more at: http://www.socrative.com/garden/?p=123#sthash.psLaA1w4.dpufWhether an ELL teacher or a physics teacher, you’ll encounter numerous opportunities to cultivate your students’ abilities to mine for information, make sense of it, and then arrive at conclusions.  So let’s support the development and acquisition of these cross-disciplinary skills through whole class discussion, practice and guided examples. - See more at: http://www.socrative.com/garden/?p=123#sthash.psLaA1w4.dpufWhether an ELL teacher or a physics teacher, you’ll encounter numerous opportunities to cultivate your students’ abilities to mine for information, make sense of it, and then arrive at conclusions.  So let’s support the development and acquisition of these cross-disciplinary skills through whole class discussion, practice and guided examples. - See more at: http://www.socrative.com/garden/?p=123#sthash.psLaA1w4.dpuf

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Right Question Institute - A Catalyst for Microdemocracy

Right Question Institute - A Catalyst for Microdemocracy | Librarians Teaching Information Literacy | Scoop.it

 

Even if we know in the abstract that students can be more successful learners if they know how to ask questions, the skill is far too rarely deliberately taught in school.  We can change that by teaching students to produce their own questions, improve their questions and strategize on how to use them..

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A good resource for teachers and media specialists teaching information literacy.  All research begins with an essential question.

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Christine Bushong's curator insight, January 16, 2013 8:21 AM

A good resource for teachers and media specialists teaching information literacy.  All research begins with an essential question.

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Ten Takeaway Tips for Teaching Critical Thinking

Ten Takeaway Tips for Teaching Critical Thinking | Librarians Teaching Information Literacy | Scoop.it
Ideally, teaching kids how to think critically becomes an integral part of your approach, no matter what subject you teach. But if you're just getting started, here are some concrete ways you can be
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Christine Bushong's curator insight, April 12, 2013 8:34 AM

Questioning is at the root of research, so use these tips to encourage questioning as part of the research process.  As a media specialist, I begin teaching research by having students compose their BIG Question, then have them break it down into all the Little Questions that must be answered in order to answer the BIG question.  From there, they pluck out some search terms and add more terms that are from the current knowledge they may already have about the topic or questions.  These search terms become the root of queries entered into search engines and database searches.  It's a natural progression.