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24 Questions Every Student Should be Able to Answer

  1. As your teacher, what do I need to know about you?

  2. What do you need from me most?

  3. What does success in the classroom mean to you?

  4. What do you know about how other people learn?

  5. What’s the most creative thing you’ve ever done?

  6. How can technology be used for learning?

  7. What does it mean to understand something?

  8. Why is asking questions the most valuable thing you can do in class?

  9. How do you respond to expectations?

  10. What is your proudest moment?

  11. What do you want to learn about?

  12. What are your strengths as a reader?

  13. What is your personal philosophy?

  14. When do you write best?

  15. When do you read best?

  16. What’s worth understanding deeply?

  17. What’s most important to you in life?

  18. What is the relationship between learning and the previous question?

  19. Where does your inner drive come from?

  20. Who are your heroes and role models?

  21. Why study English/Language Arts?

  22. What do teachers sometimes misunderstand about you as a learner?

  23. What does it mean to study?

  24. If I get out of your way this year, what will you be able to do?