Category Archives: Critical & creative thinking

Psychology-based critical thinking strategies

“Have you ever considered letting your students listen to hardcore punk while they take their mid-term exam? Decided to do away with Power Point presentations during your lectures? Urged your students to memorize more in order to remember more? If the answer is no, you may want to rethink your notions of psychology and its place in the learning environment.”

http://www.teachthought.com/learning/35-psychology-based-critical-thinking-strategies/

Positive Deviance

“Positive Deviance is based on the observation that in every community there are certain individuals or groups whose uncommon behaviors and strategies enable them to find better solutions to problems than their peers, while having access to the same resources and facing similar or worse challenges.”

I think this might be me…

http://www.positivedeviance.org