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2019 Conference

May 28–31, 2019

Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center, Framingham MA

MATSOL 2019 Conference Online Program

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The Power of a Question

Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 3:30 PM–4:15 PM EDT add to calendar
Middlesex East
Session Abstract

Is questioning a learned skill?  Inquiry plays a vital role in enhancing students’ literacy of the world.  The Question Formulation Technique (QFT) gives structure to the questioning process. In this session, participants learn the steps of QFT process and walk away with a versatile strategy to use in the classroom.

Session Type

Practice-Oriented Presentation (45 minutes)

Topic Strand

Academic Language in the Content Areas

Education Sector

PK-12 Education

PK-12 Focus
Lower Elementary
Upper Elementary
Middle School
High School


Whitney Reis, Marlborough Public Schools
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