Questioning Techniques that Boost Engagement Across the Curriculum

EDZU 9110 (3 credits / 45 hours)

Location: Online
Instructor: Danielle Greenbaum

Start Date: 01/17/2024
End Date: 02/20/2024

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As times change due to technology, learning has shifted to a place where information is a commodity.  Teachers are no longer tasked with just providing students with facts, as those facts can be found within seconds on handheld devices.  Today, teachers need to mold students into critical thinkers who can ask and answer higher level thinking questions.  This course will provide professional development for all teachers K-12, general and special education as well as special area teachers, by using self-reflection along with today‚Äôs educational research to enhance the questions that we ask our students and the questions we expect our students to ask each other.  By asking higher level questions we can demand higher level thinking and raise the bar so that each student can meet the growing expectations of 21st century learning.


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Graduate: $580.00
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In-Service or CTLE Professional Development

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In-Service: $275.00
Completion of this course taken for in-service credit will provide an NYCTD, Inc. Certificate of Completion


New York CTLE: $275.00
Completion of this course taken for CTLE credit will provide a New York State Verification of Hours Certificate from NYCTD, Inc.

Teachers enrolled in this course will...


various, researched based questioning techniques.
resources available to them as classroom teachers.
that asking higher level questions demands deeper thinking from their students.


how including key words in their everyday lessons and questions can improve the ability of their students to meet the increasing curricular demands.
how to incorporate higher level thinking questions into all areas of the curriculum, on any grade level.
the value of self-reflection to reach the increasing demands on teachers and students.

and Be Able To

enhance the questions used not only in daily lessons, but also the questions on written assessments and assignments.
reflect on self-created lessons in order to improve the quality of the questions they ask every day.
encourage their students to ask their own higher level thinking questions.
prepare their students for the high demands of state and standardized tests designed to challenge students on every level.

and much, much more!

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