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Deconstruct the experience. What were the teacher moves? How is it different than the same kind of problem in a textbook?


Developing the Question

How does this quote apply?

“Teachers are so eager to get to the answer that we do not devote sufficient time to developing the question.”

— Daniel Willingham

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Developing the Question

Ask for questions.
Ask for questions about the question.
Ask for an estimate.
Ask for a wrong answer.
Ask for a comparison.
Start a fight.
Ask what information is necessary.

Why do we do this?
Can I tell students why we do this?
Can I put students in a position to feel why we do this?

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