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Instructional Practices: Questioning by Students


Explore how students can use questioning techniques as a learning tool to become better problem solvers and critical thinkers. Explore strategies for teaching students to create effective questions, to use a range of question types, and to improve question quality.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the importance and advantages of student questioning (as a learning tool).
  • Explore ways that questioning aids the learning experience. 
  • Recognize the cognitive thinking levels of Marzano, Bloom, and Webb. 
  • Explore the teacher’s role in teaching students how to ask questions. 
  • Explore techniques for teaching students to write effective questions, to improve questions and change question types. 
  • Explore strategies for using student questioning techniques in the classroom. 

Documentation Methods

Participants must document their learning by completing the following summative.

1 Multiple Choice Exam - Learner demonstrates knowledge of content by selecting the correct answer from the choices provided.

The summative must meet 80% of the established criteria.

Project Team

Author: Lynda Claspy, M.Ed.

Developed by Barbara Eubanks, Ph.D.; Kay Landingham, M.S.; Vicky Nichols, B.S.; Kathleen Jones, M.S..

Module Last Updated: 2022