Use a taxonomy to scaffold questions from lower to higher cognitive levels

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Use a taxonomy to scaffold questions from lower to higher cognitive levels

Using a logical sequencing of question types allows you to lead students’ understanding from basic knowledge through to evaluation. This structured approach ensures your students have a solid understanding of the facts such as formulas, vocabulary, and timelines with which to build on when you ask them to apply or evaluate content and skills.

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