A routine for creating thought-provoking questions
The Question Starts thinking routine gives students the opportunity to develop good questions that provoke thinking and inquiry into a topic. The purpose is to get at the complexity and depth of a topic.
How to Use the Strategy:
Access online instructions here at Harvard Project Zero.
See the routine in practice here at Harvard Project Zero.
Initially, it’s best to work together as an entire group. Once they understand the routine’s process, they can work in small groups or individually. Each step in the routine can also rotate between whole group, small group, and individual.
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