I think his suggestions apply to adults as well. It’s super simple and boils down to this – ask the following four questions:
- “What did you do yesterday?” Expect details.
- “How did you work that out?” Don’t help and don’t give away the answer.
- “Can you show me using this… Can you draw it?” Make them use physical objects or draw pictures to explain.
- “If someone was going to make a mistake with this, where would they make the mistake” Make them talk through the problem.