Abstract Cognitive Enablers: The Way to Rise Above Technology.

A typical university class of roughly 400 students meets in a lecture hall for their bi-weekly factual feeding. The professor speaks, the Powerpoint slides are set on a crisp white background with red font, and students are scribbling down notes that are their lifeline for the upcoming exam, the supposed measure of learning. John, a… Read More

Consensus: A Crucial Critical Thinking Skill.

Briefly, Consensus is a cooperative process in which group members can productively resolve issues, make choices or develop strategies. This leads a group to a mutual understanding, agreement to support a decision and takes actions to implement it despite different perspectives or disagreements on particular details (anonymous, n.d.). A consensus is not a vote or… Read More

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… Read More