uestioning is at the core of Critical Thinking and Critical Thinking is at the core of
Q : Essential Questions How do you make a good first impression? Why do people take risks? Is competition good for children? What makes a good story? How do colours affect the way we feel? Can money buy happiness? Is change good or bad?
Teaching the answers without first raising the questions takes most of the meaning out of education. -- Francis Slater
Thinking Questions What are the traits of a thinking question? Probing Encourages more than understanding Requires complex answer Endures, shifts, and evolves Not necessarily answerable Potentially frustrating Adapted from: questioning.org/mar05/essential.html
Do you think you are a nontaster, medium taster or supertaster? Why? What foods do you really like or dislike? Choose one food and describe what you like or dislike about it? What are other possible reasons why people like certain foods and don't like others?