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Big Questions for Young Minds: Extending Children's Thinking

AUTHOR Bresson, Lisa Mufson; Strasser, Janis
PUBLISHER National Association for the Education of You (09/15/2017)
PRODUCT TYPE Paperback (Paperback)

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Questions are powerful tools, especially in the classroom. Asking rich, thoughtful questions can spark young children’s natural curiosity and illuminate a whole new world of possibility and insight. But what are “big” questions, and how do they encourage children to think deeply? With this intentional approach?rooted in Bloom’s Taxonomy?teachers working with children ages 3 through 6 will discover how to meet children at their individual developmental levels and stretch their thinking.
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ISBN-13: 9781938113307
ISBN-10: 1938113306
Binding: Paperback or Softback (Trade Paperback (Us))
Content Language: English
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Page Count: 160
Carton Quantity: 36
Product Dimensions: 8.00 x 0.40 x 10.00 inches
Weight: 0.85 pound(s)
Feature Codes: Bibliography, Price on Product, Illustrated
Country of Origin: US
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Education | Schools - Levels - Early Childhood (Incl. Preschool & Kinder
Education | Curricula
Education | Professional Development
Dewey Decimal: 155.41
Library of Congress Control Number: 2017947056
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Questions are powerful tools, especially in the classroom. Asking rich, thoughtful questions can spark young children's natural curiosity and illuminate a whole new world of possibility and insight. But what are "big" questions, and how do they encourage children to think deeply? With this intentional approach--rooted in Bloom's Taxonomy--teachers working with children ages 3 through 6 will discover how to meet children at their individual developmental levels and stretch their thinking. Featuring contributions from respected names in the field, this book:

  • - Offers a foundation for using high-level questions in preschool and kindergarten interest areas
  • - Provides tips for getting started and examples of questions at each of the six levels of questioning
  • - Explores the use of high-level questions during daily classroom routines and in a variety of contexts
  • - Recommends picture books that support the use of high-level questions
  • - Includes an extensive resource section for teachers and families

With the guidance in this book as a cornerstone in your day-to-day teaching practices, learn how to be more intentional in your teaching, scaffold children's learning, and promote deeper understanding.

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