Providing opportunities for students to think abstractly can be a challenge. One way to differentiate and maximize time with students is to ask them thought provoking questions throughout the teaching day. Using the Q3 Cards, published by J Taylor Education, assures that students will raise their level of thinking. Q3: Quick, Quality Questioning Cards are a valuable tool because they increase rigor while skills while instantly differentiation for all levels of learners.
Q3 Cards contain 10 questions on 3” x 5” cards for each of the 11 dimensions of depth & complexity (Depth and Complexity icons). An instructional brochure can be downloaded for free at https://www.jtayloreducation.com/product-instructions/. The brochure provides a multitude of ways for educators to use the Q3 Cards including planning a discussion within a lesson, hooking students’ interest, and designing a culminating activity to list a few. Suggestions for student and parent uses are offered as well. The Q3 Cards equip teachers with tools that elicit critical thinking from their students, and help prompt students to create their own essential, high level questions.
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