(6 customer reviews)

Presenter: Lisa Van Gemert, Gifted Guru
Core Area: Planning 1.1, Planning 1.3, Planning 1.4, Instruction 2.2, Instruction 2.3 Instruction 2.5, Learning Environment 3.3 
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 0.25

Educator Lisa Van Gemert shares her best tips to help you ask better questions of your students. In this 1-hour course, “Essentials for Teaching: Best Practices in Questioning,” educators will discover the basics of why questioning is important, what makes a good question, and how you can use good questions in your classroom to unlock learning for your students.  

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Do you know how to ask the kind of questions that get your students talking? Educator Lisa Van Gemert says that asking the right questions can make all the difference when it comes to group discussions and learning evaluations. In this course, Ms. Van Gemert shares her best tips and tricks to help you ask better questions of your students. After taking this course you’ll have the tools you need to unlock learning in your students with questioning. 
In this 1-hour course you will discover:
  • What makes a good question
  • Why questions are important
  • The role of listening 
  • How to practice your questioning skills

Presenter Bio

Lisa Van Gemert shares best practices in education with audiences around the world using a combination of neuropsychology, pedagogy, experience, humor, technology and sheer fun. She is an expert consult to television shows including Lifetime’s “Child Genius,” and a writer of award-winning lesson plans, as well as numerous published articles on social psychology and pedagogy and the book, Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing Never Good Enough. A former teacher, school administrator, and Youth & Education Ambassador for Mensa, she shares resources for educators and parents on her website giftedguru.com and is co-founder with Ian Byrd of the Gifted Guild, a professional community for educators of the gifted. Lisa and her husband Steve are the parents of three sons and live in Arlington, Texas. 

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6 reviews for Essentials for Teaching – Best Practices in Questioning

  1. Theresa – STOCKDALE ISD (verified owner)

    Great ideas.

  2. Ashley – DENTON ISD (verified owner)

    The course is helpful with suggestions on how to create quality questions.

  3. Jillian – VALLEY VIEW LOCAL (verified owner)

    A quick, overview of questioning skills including a few ideas you can implement in your classroom.

  4. Noemi – FT SAM HOUSTON ISD (verified owner)

    This was great

  5. Lisa – BEAUMONT ISD (verified owner)

    Excellent course for teaching best practices in questioning!

  6. Kathy – PORT NECHES-GROVES ISD (verified owner)

    Very good information about the different levels of questioning.

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