A Google Classroom Question can promote learning in a number of ways.
Our students often speak and write in a superficial manner that is an indication of lazy thinking. We need to promote deeper engagement with ideas. Instead of using AND to join a series of unsubstantiated ideas, students should be encouraged to use BECAUSE, BUT and SO.
John Hattie has been analysing education research for several years now by doing a meta-study. He has identified various factors which influence learning and the size of their effect. He has recently identified a new effect at the top of the list: Collective Teacher Efficacy.