kids asking questions

Encouraging student questioning

Encouraging student questioning

Expanding my original Edutopia story by offering up some of the insights and ideas from educators that couldn’t fit in the Edutopia piece—but that are well worth sharing.

Read More →

Who is entitled to ask questions in class? {Excerpt from AMBQ}

Who is entitled to ask questions in class? {Excerpt from AMBQ}

The issue of “who gets to ask the questions in class” is one that touches on matters of purpose, power, control, and, arguably, even race and social class. An excerpt from A MORE BEAUTIFUL QUESTION.

Read More →

Michelle Obama on friendship, fear of failure, and focusing on learning

Michelle Obama on friendship, fear of failure, and focusing on learning

Michelle Obama’s advice to her younger self offers some good life lessons and even a shout-out to asking questions.

Read More →

Can a school be built on questions? {AMBQ excerpt}

Can a school be built on questions? {AMBQ excerpt}

Deborah Meier on “What if our schools could train students to be better lifelong learners by enabling them to be better questioners?“

Read More →

What happened when young Woz asked “Why”

What happened when young Woz asked “Why”

Steve Wozniak has lots of stories. But the ones I found most interesting have to do with Wozniak’s curiosity as a boy. When he would ask his engineer father questions, the answers changed Wozniak’s world. Whose world have you changed lately?

Read More →

Curious kids: What makes them question so much? {AMBQ excerpt}

Curious kids: What makes them question so much? {AMBQ excerpt}

In this short excerpt from AMBQ, I ask leading child psychologists about what’s going on kids’ developing brains and why that causes them to ask hundreds of questions a day—up until about age five.

Read More →

“Neoteny”: How can we release the 5-year-old questioner inside all of us?

“Neoteny”: How can we release the 5-year-old questioner inside all of us?

LinkedIn’s Jeff Weiner and Albert Einstein

Read More →

Top