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In Actively Learn, you embed questions at the exact moment you want students to stop and think. After students answer a question, they can compare their responses with their peers. They can learn from others' perspectives, and think about how they might have improved their answer.
- Tie questions to the objective you shared before starting the text
Help students better understand the purpose of the assignment
- Determine Placement
What part of the text do you want to highlight and have students pause to think?
- Use Depth of knowledge
Ask questions that test recall, skill/concepts, strategic thinking, and extended thinking. This will help foster critical thinking skills.
To help with Depth of Knowledge levels you can download Depth of Knowledge questions stems.
For an in depth look on "How to Ask Great Questions in Actively Learn"
STEP 1: Highlight a portion of the text, and select "Insert Question"
STEP 2: Pick a question type
STEP 3: Align your question to a standard (optional)
The standards added to your question will be reflected in the Proficiency by Standards section in your Reports.