How Gallagher and Ascher’s Divergent Questions can ensure students are thinking rather than merely remembering.
Thinking Or Remembering?
A deeper dive into the question: “How often are students really thinking compared to just remembering?”
Here’s a really simple test for any task that we put before students: Am I asking students to think or just remember? It sounds silly, but the more I consider it, the more interesting this distinction gets. How often are kids presented with tasks that force them to think rather than just remember information? On […]