Experiences from inside the classroom

This is a personal experience blog post of things I have noticed during my time in post-secondary education. There is an implicit method within modern education that covers up the fact they are not really teaching critical thinking. Part of this is class participation being the bare minimum, encouraging maybe a small amount of class… Read More

Science of Learning: Group Discussions Compared to other Teaching Methods

Class or group discussions are a fairly traditional way of teaching students through the use of seminars and other tutorial gatherings. Other than conducting laboratory or field studies, the four primary methods of teaching are lectures, questions and answers, demonstrations, and discussions. Abbas (2015) compared these four teaching methods and measured each of the following… Read More