Overtly encouraging all students to seek support and ask questions creates a safe space for risk-taking and skill development. Fostering an environment for self-advocacy helps students to take ownership of their own learning needs.
Watch as this fourth grade teacher practices using the Question Formulation Technique with her class. Students use their Social Awareness & Relationship Skills as they gather together in a group to use the protocol to generate questions. Explicitly teaching strategies for generating questions helps create an environment where all students are expected to and feel confident asking questions.
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