Developing mathematics thinking with hots higher order thinking skills questions to promote problem solving what do you need to find out what information do you have what strategies are you going to use will you do it mentally with pencil and paper using a number line will a calculator help what tools will . In a typical math classroom the majority of questions are closed lets look at the qualities of questions that call on higher order thinking skills and consider how we can infuse our math classes with open questions and activities targeting higher order thinking skills qualities of good questions good questions extend learning. Math higher order thinking questions for students questions for students to ask each other these open ended questions are great to get your students to t math higher order thinking questions for students questions for students to ask each other these open ended questions are great to get your students to t. Unfortunately research shows that 93 of teacher questions are lower order knowledge based questions focusing on recall of facts daines 1986 clearly this is not the right type of questioning to stimulate the mathematical thinking that can arise from engagement in open problems and investigations. Writing higher order problems takes time but ideally the additional time will help students further develop the critical thinking skills we strive to nurture as educators for more examples of higher order math questions view these questions created by helpteachingcom members example 1 problem solving strategies example 2 fractions
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