Research-Based Practice to Engage Every Learner
Quality Questioning by Jackie Acree Walsh
Book DescriptionEffective questioning strategies and appropropriate wait times for responses are core components of teaching methods that build higher-order thinking skills and contribute to enhanced learning and academic achievement. This generously illustrated book provides a comprehensive guide to using quality questions in the classroom. With an emphasis on staff development and improved student learning and thinking outcomes, the book features: - key questioning strategies - checklists - cue cards - sample scripts - evaluation methods It also includes discussion of the method from practitioners who have tried and tested it in their own classrooms, and resources for follow-up and further training. Both experienced practitioners and those new to teaching will find that this book helps them to improve their practice.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412909860
(254mm x 178mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 6-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jackie Acree Walsh
Thinking Through Quality Questioning, Paperback (August 2011)
Provides teachers with an accessible, research-based blueprint for developing student meta-cognitive skills and ensuring that students take responsibility for their own learning.
Leading Through Quality Questioning, Paperback (March 2010)» View all books by Jackie Acree Walsh
This book shows how questions, not answers, help drive school improvement by applying the principles of quality questioning to four critical leadership functions: maximizing, mobilizing, mediating, and monitoring
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Author Biography - Jackie Acree Walsh
Learn more about Jackie Walsh's PD offerings Jackie Walsh is an independent educational consultant who partners with educators across the country to enhance teaching and leading in classrooms, schools, and districts. Her passion and primary area of expertise is questioning-for both student and adult learning. Based in Montgomery, Alabama, Jackie is also the lead consultant for the Alabama Best Practices Center, which affords her the opportunity to work with networks of school teams, district teams, instructional partners, and superintendents. Jackie's early experience as a high school social studies teacher contributed to her passion for questioning. As a designer and facilitator of professional learning for teachers, instructional coaches, and administrators, she links quality questioning practices not only to student thinking and learning but also to adult learning and reflection. Her commitment is to collaborative design that customizes learning to the context of the learners. Her experience spans work in K-12, higher education, a regional research laboratory, and a state department of education. The author and co-author of numerous books and articles focused on quality questioning, Jackie seeks to make research and best practice accessible to practitioners. Her books, co-authored with Beth Sattes, include: Quality Questioning, 2nd Edition (2017), Questioning for Classroom Discussion (2015), Thinking Through Quality Questioning (2011), Leading Through Quality Questioning (2010), and Quality Questioning, 1st Edition (2005), She received her A.B. from Duke University, M.A.T. from the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), and Ph.D. from the University of Alabama. Follow Jackie on Twitter @Question2Think; email, firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about Beth Sattes' PD offerings Beth Dankert Sattes is a co-developer with Jackie Acree Walsh of Questioning and Understanding to Improve Learning and Thinking (QUILT), a nationally validated professional development program on effective questioning. They are also co-authors of Inside School Improvement (2000) and co-presenters of the Video Journal in Education series Questioning to Stimulate Thinking (1999). These two former classroom teachers have trained hundreds of administrators and teachers across the nation in effective questioning. Their other joint ventures have focused on creating effective professional development for educators, sharing leadership for continuous school improvement, and creating a culture for high-performance learning communities. A recent example of their work is the design and delivery of professional development for school improvement specialists-consultants or staff who work to develop the capacity of schools to improve achievement for all students. They have also developed professional development modules on improving school culture (for the Southern Regional Education Board) and leading learning communities (for the Alabama Leadership Academy). Beth Dankert Sattes holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Vanderbilt University and a master's degree in early childhood special education from Peabody College. Both Sattes and Walsh have served as faculty for the National Staff Development Council's Academy. Contact Beth Sattes at email@example.com.
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