Facts – beginnings or ends?

Questioning is a skill.  Asking lots of questions helps paint a more complete picture.   There are no stupid questions, as such, but what you ask determines the answer you get.

In her post ‘Questioning Facts’, Malyn Mawby, an ICT integrator in Sydney, suggests that one way to get students questioning is to give them the facts. Now at first glance that seems rather pointless. Surely the idea is for them to ask questions to get the facts?However, if facts are seen as the start rather than the end – all sorts of wonderful enquiry can happen.
Go read and see if you agree!

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