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Asking Questions

So, What Good Question Have You Asked Today?

Vicki Cobb | Posted 07.19.2014 | Education
Vicki Cobb

It seems that the answer-driven culture in schools, which has been conditioned by endless test-prep, has rubbed off on science teachers where the content should be approached by inquiry.

Leaving A World Of 'What Ifs' Behind

Anokhi Saklecha | Posted 06.28.2014 | Teen
Anokhi Saklecha

I later realized that by asking 'what ifs' I was trying to eliminate the true essence of life -- surprise, adventure, and uncertainty. Life follows a twisted path that none of us can foresee. So, why waste time on questions that we can't answer?

Impress Your Professor: 5 Questions to Ask (and Avoid)

Sue Wasiolek | Posted 03.11.2013 | College
Sue Wasiolek

The challenge facing students today is how to go from being one amongst the blur of hundreds to a recognizable face, especially should you plan to ask for a recommendation or career help.

How Many Continents Are There?

Kurt Wootton | Posted 04.30.2012 | Education
Kurt Wootton

We have about 45 million students taking standardized tests across the United States. With this many tests, how can states possibly evaluate complex and creative answers to interesting questions?

The Art of Asking Questions

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 11.17.2011 | Business
Ron Ashkenas

There are three areas where improved "questioning" can strengthen managerial effectiveness, and it might be worth considering how you can improve your skills in each one.

Searching for Questions, Not Answers

Jacob Donnelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jacob Donnelly

Despite receiving a world-class education, I've noticed a clear void in my first two years of graduate school: learning to ask strong and articulate questions.