The Question Matrix Q Matrix. P/J Methods EDUC 4454. Q Matrix. a user-friendly adaptation of Bloom’s Taxonomy allows you to construct questions based on the word pairs within a matrix arranged in a hierarchy that considers Bloom’s Taxonomy. Q Matrix. To use Q-Matrix :
To use Q-Matrix:
1. Identify the level of thinking you wish your question to elicit and select word pairs to match your instructional focus
2. Choose any word pair
– use this word pair as the first two words in your question followed by the appropriate content.
Which might be the best way to solve this problem?
-Or embedded words i.e., “Of all the solutions we’ve discussed, which do you do feel might provide the best solution to this problem?”
3. The horizontal items represent the subject of the question (event, situation, choice, person, reason, means)
4. The vertical items represent the process (present, past, possibility, probability, prediction, imagination)
“A” Asks for facts
“B” Asks for comparisons, explanations, examples
“C” Asks for predictions and possibilities
“D” Asks for speculations, probabilities and evaluation