Engaging Inquiry: Bring Students to the Table with Different Types of Questions

Contributed by: Marie Alcock, Michael Fisher, Allison Zmuda


In a previous blog post on why games work, we shared our three learner-engagement tenets from our book, The Quest for Learning. In this blog post, we’d like to revisit Learning Tenet One: 'The learner engages with relevant, worthy inquiries and experiences that are interesting or emotionally gripping.' The teacher might think a topic worthy, but without conversation or negotiation with students, the topic may not be as worthy as the teacher thought...