Document Type

Thesis

Date of Degree

Spring 2010

Degree Name

MS (Master of Science)

Degree In

Education

First Advisor

Brian Hand

Abstract

This study characterizes teacher questions in order to look at student discussion resulting from those questions in whole class discussion of claims and evidence following an experiment from grade 2 through 6. This study found an increase in discussion following teacher questions oriented around development of student ideas or clarification of ideas and a decrease in discussion oriented around developing a teacher idea with increasing grade level.

Keywords

Student Discussion, Teacher Questioning

Pages

v, 66 pages

Bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (pages 63-66).

Copyright

Copyright 2010 Brian Robert John Pinney

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