The way we speak to students has a significant impact on student learning. Regardless of whether were learning science, math, or reading, language is the glue that ties it all together in our minds. By using more appropriate language, especially using questions, we can help students better make the connections in their learning.
In the book”Choice Words” by Peter H. Johnson, he explores how exemplary teachers use language in instructing children. If you like to find a fast and effective way to improve your teaching practice, choice words can give you a great start in the process.