Students answer questions to encourage deeper thinking and reflection.
Typical questions might be:
Why does …?
What if …?
How would you …?
Could you explain …?
What might …?
Why use it (students and staff)
- Can be used to encourage peer activity
- Develops student self-regulation – what do students know about a subject and its relationship with other subjects
- Could form the basis for one minute paper activity
When to use it
- At start of class as revision
- At mid or end point to check on understanding
- As peer activity
- As an independent study task
Digital tools that might be used
- break-out rooms
- Teams meeting
- Shared whiteboard
- share document (for the entire group)
Speed of set up time
Depending on resources involved and planning the structure:
- To define the activity
- To prepare questions
- To establish an etiquette with the students
This activity may become easier and more spontaneous if repeated throughout the modules/the sessions
- Screen clock or count down timer
- Note taking facilities for students