Building Critical Thinking Skills and Infusing Creativity and Creative Thinking Skills into the Classroom – Questioning for Higher Level Thinking


Presenter: Bob Iseminger, Pieces of Learning
T-TESS Domain: Planning 1.1, Planning 1.4, Instruction 2.1, Instruction 2.2, Instruction 2.4
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

A good educator is always on the lookout for ways to help their students take learning to the next level. One great way to do this is through the questions they ask. In this course, educator Bob Iseminger gives teachers tools they can use to build questions for higher-level thinking into every lesson and raise the bar in their classrooms. .

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Are you ready to take learning to the next level? In this course, educator Bob Iseminger shares why higher-level questioning is important and practical tools he uses to easily incorporate it into lessons. Upper-level questions will help your students engage with content in a deeper way and grow their critical thinking skills. Discover how to raise the bar in your classroom by asking deeper and higher-level questions.

After taking this course, you will walk away understanding:

  • Higher- and lower-level questioning
  • Questioning strategies
  • Core specific questions

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41 reviews for Building Critical Thinking Skills and Infusing Creativity and Creative Thinking Skills into the Classroom – Questioning for Higher Level Thinking

  1. Melanie – Yellow Springs Exempted Village (verified owner)

    I enjoyed this course. I wish he would’ve talked about crafting questions a bit though. How can we use DoK to create higher level thinking questions? Thanks.

  2. Yolanda – PHARR-SAN JUAN-ALAMO ISD (verified owner)

    The course has good information on how to upgrade level of questioning.

  3. Annabelle – ALICE ISD (verified owner)

    very informational-
    something that can be used in my classroom


    Very informative and thorough.

  5. Svetlana – HARMONY SCIENCE ACADEMY & SCHOOL OF SCIENCE – HOUSTON SOUTH 101846 OR 101862 (verified owner)

    Excellent course!

  6. Sarah – PIQUA CITY (verified owner)

    I think this course shows how important it is that teachers need to be focusing on higher level questioning in the classroom.

  7. Noah – DELAWARE CITY (verified owner)

    Good and insightful

  8. Mindy – COLDWATER EXEMPTED VILLAGE (verified owner)

    It was good..

  9. Carlos – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Very informative

  10. Janet – Bexley City Schools (verified owner)

    This did a nice job reviewing levels of questioning. It included practice, which was nice. This has applicable strategies I can use in my classroom.

  11. Trisha – DELAWARE CITY (verified owner)

    This course gives great questioning strategies to reinforce critical thinking.

  12. Zachary – DELAWARE CITY (verified owner)

    Very informative with specific data describing the importance of higher level questions and how to correctly implement them.

  13. Clara – FORT STOCKTON ISD (verified owner)

    easily able incorporate in the classroom quickly

  14. Karina – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    It’s great!

  15. Orlando – ALICE ISD (verified owner)

    Wonderful, asynchronous, learn as you go and self paced.

  16. Dawn – BRAZOS ISD (verified owner)

    Great information!

  17. Laura – SAN BENITO CISD (verified owner)

    Great training!!

  18. Ana Lorelly – SAN BENITO CISD (verified owner)

    I think this course helps us understand the purpose of questioning, and when higher order questioning is the most effective.

  19. Lori – BEAUMONT ISD (verified owner)

    good information

  20. Manuelita – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

    This training was very informative and helped me realize why introducing low level questions at the beginning of a lesson is vital in order for students to be able to become independent critical thinkers.

  21. Rosa – DRIPPING SPRINGS ISD (verified owner)

    The course is good but wish I have access to the handouts.

  22. Adriana – LA FERIA ISD (verified owner)

    Speaker had some good points especially some that we can share with our administrators.

  23. MANUELA – GOOSE CREEK CISD (verified owner)

    I really liked the examples for different type of questions.

  24. Kelly – Private Pay (verified owner)

    It was great.

  25. Leigh Ann – CHARDON LOCAL (verified owner)

    The presenter was very knowledgeable. I had hoped for more strategies though.

  26. Theresa – GALVESTON ISD (verified owner)

    The instructor was clear with his strategies.

  27. Jeannie – LOS FRESNOS CISD (verified owner)

    Course is interesting; i wish I would have had access to the handouts. No printer available.

  28. Becky – SOUTHWEST ISD (verified owner)

    This course clarifies when lower and higher order thinking questions should be introduced. It’s informative and interesting.

  29. Ashley – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    It’s short, sweet and to the point. It highlighted some really great points

  30. Ruby – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    It was okay.

  31. alexa – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    This course provided insightful information over why and how it is important for each classroom to provide students higher-level thinking questions.

  32. Diana – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    I like the handout we got!

  33. Brandy – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    It was very informational.

  34. Irene Gloria – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Very Informative!

  35. Dalia – PHARR-SAN JUAN-ALAMO ISD (verified owner)

    5 stars

  36. Marin – ALICE ISD (verified owner)

    Good overview of questions and strategies

  37. Elizabeth – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    informational and helpful

  38. Tracy – Pilot (verified owner)

    Great information on higher level questioning!

  39. Koprina – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    It has good information, but is formatted for a more interactive group setting. Difficult to get full quality of course as an online, individual course.

  40. Rocio – UNITED ISD (verified owner)


  41. Veronica – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    This course provided great information.

  42. Gabriele – Pilot (verified owner)

    Good information

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