Socratic questioning

The use of disciplined and thoughtful questioning to examine ideas logically and help students consider the validity of those ideas. It can be used to challenge assumptions and flaws to deepen understanding. Look at this resource for some useful question stems. Socratic questioning  

Challenge mat

Challenge mat – Use this as either a planning tool or as a template to stretch children’s misconceptions in relation to a topic. Include these 4 categories of questions: standard questions, questions that confuse, questions about what it’s not – misconceptions, questions that apply a skill and explore links. Challenge Mat Challenge Mat_Eng Romeo and …