Asking Purposeful Questions
  • Strategy: Developing STEM Practices & Mindset
  • Skill: Asking Purposeful Questions

Let There Be Light

Youth are given the challenge to build a simple circuit. The facilitator uses purposeful questions to support and direct their learning.

Video-Based Learning Module

What does the facilitator do or say to get youth interested in building a circuit?

As you watch the skill video below, notice how the facilitator uses questions to support and direct learning.

Now that you've watched the video, reflect on what you saw.

  • What questions does Richard ask?
  • How does he ask his questions (what is his tone of voice)?
  • How do youth respond to his questions?
  • Can you use any of questions or strategies for asking questions in your practice?