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Last updated on 22 March 2017
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What does effective questioning look like? We relay advice from a teaching school on effective questioning, and we include information on the 'skilful questioning' module from The Key’s CPD Toolkit. We also look at examples of questioning strategies.

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  1. Allow wait time 
  2. Use both closed and open questions
  3. Involve all pupils
  4. Use Bloom's Taxonomy 
  5. Adopt a dialogic approach
  6. Bounce questions around the classroom
  7. Further techniques
  8. Common pitfalls
  9. Delivering training on questioning: CPD Toolkit from The Key 

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