Feedback to students, or fellow writers, or anyone else, requires evidence. The available data and evidence suggests that excellent feedback improves results by up to eight months.
What is See Think Wonder and How Do You Use It? See Think Wonder is a thinking routine developed to help establish critical and creative thinking. It encourages students to look at an image. Educators then as students to consider what the image is showing. This inspires deeper thinking about images that students might otherwise ‘gloss […]
Zoom In is a thinking routine which can be used for any image a teacher wants to draw particular attention to. For example if a teacher is teaching a History lesson and wanted to highlight the horrors of racism in the past. They may use an image in which smiling members of the public belittled others. […]
Textbook Use and Education One elementary aim of education is to promote student’ thinking. Developing their abilities to delve further and deeper into new and pre-existing ideas. Curiosity, and the notion that everything can and should be challenged is an essential aspect of education. The use of a textbook, should assist in this aim. Walt […]
Introduction – Thinking Education Another series of blog posts will begin to run simultaneously with our review categories, technical writing advice, and story drafting. This series is named ‘Thinking Education’ because it gets to the heart of what education aims to develop: thinking. Thinking Education aims to explore are some practical thinking activities. As well […]