Full course description

This hybrid (face-to-face and online) offering will familiarize teachers of all grade levels and subjects with “Best Practice” questioning and discussion techniques and their benefits. Participants will analyze their current practice in terms of low-level and high-level questioning strategies.  Attendees will learn discussion techniques that advance their students’ explanation of their thinking.  Teachers will view and participate in Fish Bowls, Four Corners, and Socratic Seminars and learn how to use these strategies and activities in their classrooms. They will learn ways to encourage student participation in class discussions and how to teach their students to evaluate others’ points of view.  This offering addresses the CPS Framework for Teaching Components: 1a, 3b, and 4d.

Course Dates: 1/17, 1/18 (online), 1/22 (online), and 1/23/2018

Time: 5:00 - 8:00 PM

Location: CTUF Quest Center, 1901 W. Carroll Ave., Chicago, IL 60641
Free Parking Available

Registering with Quest Center Online for the first time? 
Please register with a non-cps email address. You will also need your IEIN number. 

Below is the link to obtain your Illinois Educator Identification Number (IEIN#), which is now required by ISBE to award any professional development hours to any individual taking professional development for recertification credits.

Type this link in your browser. http://www.isbe.net Then click on Teacher then click on Log into ELIS then click on Educator Access and login to obtain your IEIN#.  

In order to receive any credit, participants must be in attendance for the entire offering.
No refunds will be issued unless the offering is canceled by CTUF Quest Center.