As a part of a workshop this week, I had the chance to read a 2012 article about text-dependent questioning written by Doug Fisher and Nancy Frey.

While the entire bit was fantastic — it details several specific questioning strategies that teachers can use to get students to truly wrestle with text at a deeper level — one quote really stood out to me:

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Powerful stuff, right?

So what will YOU do this year to make sure that you aren’t raising another generation of teacher-dependent learners?

Consider yourself challenged.


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