The author examines why it is so important to question and then proceeds to   learning and teaching questioning. The majority of the book takes a look at different kinds of questions (essential , inventive, irrelevant , provocative) to name just a few. Each chapter gives examples for primary, intermediate, grades as well as middle school and high school.

In other research I have read, the concern comes up again and again that the teachers of today are asking too many questions and the students are asking nowhere near enough questions. This book would really help teachers to find a starting place to get their students asking questions .

I loved this quote from the book -``Thinking without questioning is like drinking without swallowing`.

This book would be good for a book club so that teachers could bounce ideas off each other and make commitments to try the various kinds of questioning and bring back conversation, observations and products to share ad evaluate.

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