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Asking Better Questions
Teaching and learning for a changing world
3rd edition
By (author): Juliana Saxton By (author): Carole Miller By (author): Linda Laidlaw By (author): Joanne O'Mara
9781551383354 Paperback, Trade English General Trade EDUCATION / Professional Development Sep 17, 2018
$24.95 CAD
Active 8.38 x 10.88 x 0.31 in | 381 gr 128 pages Pembroke Publishers Pembroke

How do we help students makes sense of our increasingly complex digital world? This third edition of this classic text shows teachers how to empower students with the skills they need to ask critical and reflective questions about the overwhelming amount of information around them.

Asking Better Questions offers comprehensive tools and strategies to promote critical thinking and discussion in the classroom and encourage engaged and empathetic listening. Stimulating activities throughout the book promote lifelong inquiry skills that will help teachers and students grow in the classroom and explore broader issues in the community beyond. Challenge your students to assume a deeper ownership of their learning, ask questions that are important to them, and care about the answers.

Juliana Saxton has extensive experience working with students, from elementary schools to university. Professor Emeritus (Applied Theatre) at the University of Victoria, Juliana is an author and speaker at major conferences that deal with drama in education. Asking Better Questions is based on the belief that inquiry-based teaching is one of the most effective ways to encourage and develop curious, energetic, and motivated learners. Juliana lives in Victoria, BC.

Carole Miller, Professor Emeritus, began her career as a classroom teacher prior to joining the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Education. Carole mentors preservice teachers, encouraging them to become more comfortable and confident educators through reflective conversations of experience. Carole lives in Victoria, BC.

Linda Laidlaw is a Professor in Language and Literacy Education at the University of Alberta. Formerly a classroom teacher, her research focuses on primary education on literacy and diversity, literacy and play, and digital literacies. Her latest project is an international collaborative study, Reimagining Literacy Education: Being Literate in the Twenty First Century. Linda lives in Edmonton, AB.

Joanne O’Mara is an Associate Professor in Language and Literature Education at Deakin University, Australia. An experienced secondary English and Drama teacher, she researches teaching practices and young people’s engagement with texts — literary, dramatic, digital, and games. Joanne resides in Victoria, Australia.

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