The Kaplan Depth & Complexity chart is a way to promote complex and in-depth analysis of academic and non-academic content.
Lateral thinking solves problems via a creative approach involving ideas that may not be obtainable by using traditional step-by-step logic.
The relationship between learning goals and empathy may not be clear but what we choose to study and why we choose to study it are deeply human pursuits.
They reduce the opportunities to explore creativity in subjects. If we want to create students that solve problems, we need to start from the beginning.
When introducing students to new content, the right questions and language can help disarm uncertainty and encourage students to develop a growth mindset.
The Four Cs stand for Converse, Count, Compare, Categorize, each of which are critical to the development of a young child’s mathematical knowledge.
State-Dependent Recall: It is easiest to recall information when you are in a state similar to the one in which you initially learned the material.
By forcing students to distill one relationship in order to understand another, it’s almost impossible to solve analogies without understanding.
Wisdom is knowing what’s worth understanding, understanding the value of ideas, and always placing knowing in the context of not knowing
When researching online, what’s easiest to find may not necessarily be accurate or represent a full understanding.
Problem-solving and critical thinking are both skills and habits that allow students to apply and transfer academic knowledge into the real-world.
Each colored block has an example of a learning objective corresponding with each combination of the cognitive process and knowledge dimensions.
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