Time needed: 1 to 5 min
Why? Developing questions help to explore the space occupied by the topic. It prepares its expansion.
When? Right after introducing a new topic or any time during the learning process students can start thinking what they would like to ask.
How? After giving an introduction to a topic, you ask students to think about questions they have towards this topic. They write them down to be asked then during the learning process. Many of them are answered during the. Walk around at look if someone needs assistance.
Any risks? Make sure students know whether they should find questions for themselves or for other people. They should know if they want to expand their own mind, or create a mind space for others.