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==Unit 4 Introduction==
 
==Unit 4 Introduction==
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Asking a great question is ubelievably important, but it is only the first step in a three step process.  The Initiate-Response-Feeback Model of questioning encourages deep discussion that builds student comprehension.  This lesson will focus on how to encourage excellent student responses.  Issues such as appropriate wait time, where to stand, how to call on the student and other factors will be covered to increase the likelihood that students will have success on their higher order thinking questions.  Then the steps to provide feeback so the answer is critiqued but the discussion does not die will be covered.  The teacher must let the student know if they were "right" but leave the door open for other viewpoints and opinions so multiple students can join in.
  
 
==Unit 4 Objectives==
 
==Unit 4 Objectives==

Revision as of 14:00, 10 May 2009

Unit 4 Introduction

Asking a great question is ubelievably important, but it is only the first step in a three step process. The Initiate-Response-Feeback Model of questioning encourages deep discussion that builds student comprehension. This lesson will focus on how to encourage excellent student responses. Issues such as appropriate wait time, where to stand, how to call on the student and other factors will be covered to increase the likelihood that students will have success on their higher order thinking questions. Then the steps to provide feeback so the answer is critiqued but the discussion does not die will be covered. The teacher must let the student know if they were "right" but leave the door open for other viewpoints and opinions so multiple students can join in.

Unit 4 Objectives

1) In a social studies classroom the student (classroom teacher) will be able to effectively elicit deeper student responses.

2) In a social studies classroom the student (classroom teacher) will be able to provide feedback that expands the discussion while still informing the student if their answer had merit.

Mini-Lecture

Activities

Conclusion

Go on to Unit 5 Putting it All Together: The IRF Model

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