Teaching Your Students to Think, Therefore Learn

14 12 2022

I will never forget one of my Computer Science students (who was an A student in AP Math) telling me that my test wasn’t fair because I had never given them a similar problem. We discussed how real-world problems would not necessarily be familiar ones. He would need to use the tools in his mental toolbox to derive a solution.

This article gives some terrific strategies to give your students “the opportunity to think.”

5 Ways to Stop Thinking for Your Students
https://www.edutopia.org/article/independent-critical-thinking-math