As we strive to prepare our students for an ever-evolving world, prioritizing the cultivation of critical thinking skills is a powerful step toward their success and empowerment.
Creating a classroom environment where the stakes for students don’t feel quite so high, especially when exploring sensitive issues, is crucial. It can help them ask better questions and enjoy intellectual “play” in a way that ultimately leads to deeper thinking and more curious exploration of ideas.
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John Hattie’s body of work suggests that surface learning is the foundation for deeper learning, transfer learning is crucial for success in the real world, and deeper learning is facilitated through inquiry teaching.
By embracing ChatGPT, we can enhance our teaching and create more powerful, project based learning experiences for our students.
Getting students to learn more deeply requires their cognitive engagement and that rarely comes without them being interested. Capturing the imagination of students can take many forms and I would argue that all of them brush up against the power of questions waiting to be answered.