"Education Professor Finds Value in Off-Topic Questions"

“You can’t learn the answer if you don’t ask the question. So why do teachers ask all the questions in the class?

Molly Ness, Ph.D., associate professor in the Graduate School of Education’s Division of Curriculum and Teaching, wants teachers to embrace the innate curiosity that might lead children to ask questions such as ‘When you lose weight, where does it go?'”

Read more about Dr. Ness’s work on inquiry-based instruction in Inside Fordham.

 

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