“Are Questions the Answer?”

Originally posted in our February 2022 Top of Mind Newsletter.

Trends in education show us that learner-to-learner relationships are critical. While teachers need to lead certain parts of the education process, peer-to-peer learning can immensely benefit understanding and practicing a concept.

In this piece from Edutopia, we learn about a tool developed as part of inquiry-based learning, the Question Formulation Technique. This method is especially beneficial for students who have been set in their other-directed ways of learning.

This classroom technique helps emphasize the importance of staying in the question phase of discovery. As those who follow ELI know, we find this to be a critical part of the entrepreneurial process. Fully understanding and adapting our questions leads us to a deeper understanding and better and more unique solutions.

Use the Technique