If a football manager gives an incredible speech at half-time and his team still go on to lose was the speech a waste of time? Was the speech not really very good?
I pose these questions as I have been pondering one of the key findings from our questioning-focused learning walks from the week beginning 11th June. Fred and the SLT saw lots of good questioning practice and staff are asking a wide variety of appropriate questions but the thing that struck us was not actually the question but the ‘what happens next?’
So much has been written about effective questioning that I do not intend to develop this extensively. Here are some of the best blogs to challenge and inspire you: