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The concept of learning styles in education is highly questionable when used to categorize students in particular ways and attempt to match them to cor- responding forms of instruction. This paper argues that the various learning modali- ties called Learning Styles are only cognitive tools that all learners have access to and must use to process experiences and understand the world around. We further argue for a more basic theoretical model of learning prompted by teachers whose role is to understand the fundamental use of question asking and critical thinking skills in learning, and thus, engage the learners’ curiosity into...
Recognizing what the text says about the topic amounts to non-critical reading. To the critical reader, any single text provides one portrayal of the facts, one individual’s “take” on the subject matter. Thus reading must be more than recognizing facts that is the reader must see how the subject matter is portrayed. Therefore the goal of reader must be to make sense of the presentation as a sequence of thoughts, to understand the information, ideas, and opinions stated within the text from sentence to sentence, paragraph to paragraph. Critical reading is an analytic activity. The reader rereads a text to...
Research: Developing a New Teaching Paradigm for the 21st Century Learners in the Context of Socratic Methodologies.
Education helps to builds a nation future so the way in which we educate our children is important. TIET researchers aim to change and shape the landscape on how we educate by designing a new education paradigm that focuses on educator practitioner and how they relate to their learns. There are four categories these researchers points to create a classroom that will better enhance the learning of our children: Comfortability, Connectivity, Organization and preparedness, and Critical Thinking. This research was published in the British Journal of Education Society and Behavioural Science....
The Institute for Effective Thinking:
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An educational Center to learn how to think as students and teach as educator. We target low achieving students, graduate students who desire to prepare to become great teachers, and teachers who seek to reconnect with their teaching and their students.
- Researchers have deplored the lack of actual teaching and classroom management training in higher education. TIET aims at developing programs and providing support to change this trend in the United States. Simple tools given over the course of summer workshops...
- The TIET's teaching pedagogies explore more efficient learning strategies for students and teaching tools for teachers. Look out for our summer workshops and online trainings....
The Institute for Effective Thinking was born in response to the challenges faced in our current educational system. One of the major issues in today's society is that our school curriculums are not designed to bring about effective thinking nor enhance the critical thought process in students. Thus TIET was created to undertake this challenge through developing curricula to address these needs.
Upcoming online Courses:
- Practical Thinking
- Fair Grading Practices
- Classroom Comfortability & Connectedness
- Physics New Curriculum