“The thing that terrifies me about questions is the potential of asking questions from the perspective of my concerns and vocabulary, possibly quite foreign to the person I’m asking.” Discover more about questions as they relate to a people’s worldview, with Entrust’s Dr. Jim Roché.
You’ve got teaching and you’ve got learning. Everyone’s heard those terms, knows pretty much what they mean. So, what is “facilitated learning?” Just a fancy way to say “teaching?” Not really. Entrust has some well-developed practices in this area. Find out how cataloguing, relevance, analysis and assessment all factor into how adults absorb new ideas.
Why would anyone even think about trying to teach by way of asking questions? How does that make sense? Entrust’s Sherry Bohn has given this a lot of thought and practice. Read what she’s discovered, here.
To get to Point C, a person has to have attained Points A and B. How do you know whether they’ve arrived at Points A and B yet, and, whether they have or not, how can you help them to do so and then move on to C? By asking!
Find out more about question-based learning and discovery – a key value at Entrust – here.
Why did Jesus ask so many questions? Why did he answer so few? How can questions serve as learning tools? Discover the power of a well-crafted question and consider how questions might enhance your current ministries in the spring edition of Engage.