Tuesday, 24 December 2013

Teaching Tips: Thick & Thin Question

Thin question are those which can be answered by a simple answer, while thick question are those which require more thought and more than a simple one-word answer.

Thick question also known as open ended question, it is one of the most important teaching tools to have in the teacher's tool box. Open ended questions are a way to offer children the opportunity to freely express their knowledge, ideas and feelings. They are also a way to get children to use and expand their vocabulary. Open ended question have no single right or wrong answer, with this it create positive environment in your classroom.

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