An example of the general format of your Action Research question may be as follows:

How (1.describe your action) in a (2. describe the setting) can (3. describe the desired outcome) as measured (4. describe the measurement)?

For example:

How can (I use collaborative learning) in (my 7th-grade mathematics class) to (reduce my students’ conflict) as (measured by a reduction in the number of referrals) to the office at Sunshine Middle School?