To help teachers ask questions that encourage student reflection and higher-order thinking, TeachThought has created a list of question stems appropriate for each of the six levels of Bloom’s taxonomy. The question stems can be used for any content area or discipline. For example, to encourage thinking at Bloom’s comprehension level, teachers might ask, “Can you retell ___ in your own words?” For the higher synthesis level, suggested stems might include, “What would you infer from ___?” and “What might happen if you combine ___ with ___?” TeachThought’s websiteprovides a chart listing all the stems, as well as verbs to use in crafting questions at each level of the taxonomy (define, interpret, revise, and so forth).
Across the world, equity and accessibility have become two of the thorniest issues districts face as they continue to offer learning in remote and hybrid learning environments. In the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, some states delayed online learning because they realized all students could not access it.
Collaboration online can be daunting, especially when you are tasked with learning how to use new technology tools while at the same time continuing to support student learning, safety and well-being. But there are effective ways to bring some of the more traditional strategies you may be familiar with to the online classroom…
Sponsored by the Conrad Foundation, the Conrad Challenge is a multiphase innovation and entrepreneurship competition that encourages young adults to participate in designing the future through purpose-driven education. Each year, teams of two to five students, aged 13–18, from around the world create products or services to address some of the most pressing global and local challenges.