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Using Essential Questions to Promote Inquiry in the Classroom
August 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Essential Questions, when designed and used effectively, can facilitate opportunities for students to engage in the process of inquiry. This edWebinar will clarify what Essential Questions are, how to best create them, and how they can be integrated into lesson design to engage students in discourse around important concepts.
This edWebinar will be of interest to K-12 teachers and school and district leaders. There will be time for questions at the end of the presentation.
About the Presenter
Eric Carbaugh, Ph.D. is a skilled educator with primary and secondary teaching experience; an award-winning, tenured university professor; and an effective and seasoned member of ASCD’s Differentiated Instruction Cadre and Understanding by Design® (UbD®). He is currently a full-time professor at James Madison University in the Department of Middle, Secondary, and Math Education where he teaches a variety of education classes across all content areas. A common thread among all his work is the relationship between the learning environment, curriculum, instruction, and assessment, and how educators can leverage each of these to better meet the needs of diverse learners. Dr. Carbaugh holds a Doctor of Philosophy in educational psychology from the University of Virginia, a master’s degree in education from the University of Mary Washington, and a Bachelor of Arts in government and economics from the University of Virginia.