Arizona Alliance of Black

School Educators

Erik M. Francis, M.Ed., M.S., is the owner and lead professional education specialist for Maverik Education LLC, which provides professional development and Title I program consultation.   His professional development seminars have been featured at national, state, and regional education conferences.  He has also conducted professional development training at K-12 district and charter schools nationwide.  His book Now THAT'S a Good Question!  How to Promote Cognitive Rigor Through Classroom Questioning will be published by ASCD in 2016.

Now THAT’S a Good Question! How to Promote Cognitive Rigor Through Classroom Questioning
What is a good question -- or rather, how does a good question prompt and encourage students to think deeply and express and share the depth of their learning?  Learn how rephrase the performance objectives of college and career ready standards into good questions that challenge students to demonstrate higher order thinking and communicate depth of knowledge.