Mrs. Patnaude

Below is a list of Guiding Questions from Dr. Betty Garner that are used throughout the day to help promote crititcal thinking and self-discovery. Please feel free to use them at home too!


What do you see?

What do you notice?

What changed or stayed the same?

What good questions can you think of?

What do you wish was easier?

What part(s) do you know for sure?

What part(s) do you understand?

What kind of pattern do you notice?

What do you understand the question to be?

If you were going to explain this to someone, how would you do it in your own words?

Do you agree or disagree? Why?

Tell me more.

Can you repeat what was just said?

Help me understand...

Tell me what you see in connection with this.

What sense did you make of our work?