Essential Questions help us organize our thinking and approach curricular design through creative choice that highlight the focus of a course or a unit of study. The best essential questions are open-ended and provocative, written in "kid-friendly" language, and designed to focus instruction for uncovering the important ideas of the content. FROM RUBICON ATLAS

Essential Questions Encourage:

  •     New Thinking
  •     Genuine Inquiry
  •     Fresh Insights
  •     Stimulating Ideas
  •     Motivated Learners
  •     Active Debate
  •     Intellectual Engagement

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