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Strategic questioning

This Professional Learning module focuses on strategic questioning, which is one way the teacher can seek evidence to establish where students are in their learning, and is therefore the result of careful planning.

  • Specifically, strategic questioning provides teachers with the opportunity to identify and correct misunderstandings and gaps in knowledge, as well as identify the need for extension work for those students whose knowledge and skills base demand it.
  • This kind of questioning provides information about student knowledge, understanding and skills that informs the teacher's planning and selection of teaching strategies to move students from where they are to where they need to go.

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