|Communities Resolving Our Problems: the basic idea|
|[SUP: Finding Problems]||[THINK: Shaping Problems]||[LEAP: Solving Problems]|
In a hurry? Here is quick help to pose a question, a "cheat sheet" of key verbs and model questions to evoke different categories of the revised Bloom's Taxonomy for different instructional strategies. Such questions play critical roles in the problem processing models for many content areas.
Time for Deeper Reflection?To grow, both as individuals and as communities, we must reveal problems within the culture that surrounds us and grow teams that will address them. How do we develop our thinking to forge the best questions and the best answers?
sculpture by Rodin
|To best shape the question means choosing a form of the question or problem
that leads to the best way to solve the problem. Higher order thinking skills form the fundamental building blocks that are assembled in ever larger patterns of questioning. We are challenged as leaders and as learners at each stage of problem
processing to continually push out against the boundaries of our prior
education and to frame problems in useful ways. Even
the simplest of procedures such as Questioning
Your Notes can be used to support an array of thinking skills.