In guided inquiry, teachers help students use their own language for constructing knowledge by active listening and questioning. While exploring and investigating a problem, teachers guide students to talk through their thinking, sometimes called reflective questioning, which supports development of students' Reasoning, mathematical thinking and problem solving, and Math Communication skills.
Starting at 0:33, watch how Jo Boaler from Stanford University asks questions in her inquiry-based lesson with middle school students. Through guided questioning, students are able to dive deeply into the math problem, gaining a deeper understanding of the content material.
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