Cognitive Enablers, Creativity, Creativity and Conformity, Critical Thinking, Lecturing, Memory, Thinking & Learning

Stagnant wells

Going through modern education after actually learning what it is missing and being one of the initiators of this institution, has pushed me to actually really dig into the issues that surround the field I have chosen to work in, that of psychology and education. One of the main problems that has bothered me is … Continue reading

Cognitive Enablers, Teaching Methods, The Science of Learning

Inquiry-Based Learning

"We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself." - Lloyd Alexander. (Saiisha, n.d.) Questions are the necessary precedent to discovery or exploration. Science begins by asking questions as a form of intellectual exploration that seeks answers. Young children intuitively understand … Continue reading

Cognitive Enablers

Advanced Cognitive Enablers: Why Not Online?

The scientific evidence for how we learn advanced cognitive enablers (critical thinking, complex reasoning, higher order creativity, metacognition…) involves iterative discussions; discussions between peers who weigh out evidence and come to conclusions based on logic, reason, and evidence. Since logic and reason are thought to be blind to emotion, why shouldn’t learning these skills through … Continue reading