Volume 73 • Number 1
Questioning for Learning
30 Let’s Switch Questioning Around
How to help kids think about
the books they read.
36 Making the Most
of Multiple Choice
Susan M. Brookhart
Well-written multiple-choice questions can be
powerful formative assessments for learning.
40 Designing Great Hinge Questions
Inserted in the middle of the lesson, the hinge
question helps a teacher decide whether to
move forward or back.
46 A New Rhythm for Responding
Jackie Acree Walsh and Beth Dankert Sattes
Instituting a pause for think time holds
students responsible for actively listening
and responding to their peers.
54 Can We Talk?
Adults are kids’ best information sources
when they converse naturally with them.
60 Predicting Student
Misconceptions in Science
Tools to help you tease out students’
misunderstanding and lead them
to deeper learning.
How to Make Your
Grant Wiggins and Denise Wilbur
Essential questions has become a byword in education.
Try these seven ways to turn your first-draft questions
into better ones.
Why we must help students grow increasingly
resourceful at figuring things out.
What Children Learn
Some say we should let kids answer their own
questions. Yet students’ intellectual growth
thrives on thoughtful answers.