Tony Gurr

The POWER of a QUESTIONING CULTURE…

In Educational Leadership on 27/01/2012 at 6:42 pm

This one, too – if only to show that Einstein was (a lot) more than just a “pretty face” 😉 Seriously, it is our ability to question “everything” that is the the one thing that will move us forward 😉 ENJOY…

allthingslearning

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Ask yourself a question – what is at the heart of almost everything we think, feel and do as a species?

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QUESTIONS! 

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Be they closed- or open-ended, questions drive how human beings listen, think and behave…And, I’m not just talking about matters of life, the universe and everything – you know, the questions our kids ask us (*):

  • Why do baked beans give us gas?
  • Why do people shrink when they get really old?
  • Why do men have nipples (if they can’t have babies)?

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We know (don’t we?) that questions are the secret to more effective student LEARNing (esp. when these questions come from our kids and students). We know (don’t we?) that questions can help teachers do a better job of supporting student (and their own) LEARNing. We know (don’t we?) that questions can help

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