- Construct experiences which make it clear why anyone should care enough to invest their precious time in learning
- Build resources: interviews, conceptual animations, scenarios, drama, best-practice case-studies – in short a kit of parts that can be recombined as required.
- Build a challenge)
- Learners want us to provide them with situations in which it is safe to fail, whether these be role-plays or online scenarios.
- Do consider the emotional landscape: Learning is always an emotional adventure.
http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Mobile_learning/Cases/Literacy : about a project with mobile phones, very interesting. (beschrijving project: http://www.marionwalton.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/mlearn2009_07_sv_mw_ad.pdf)
“take some time to ask a question” is a short definition of critical thinking.
- Thinking critically should be taught in the context of subject matter.
- Special programs aren’t worth it.
- Critical thinking is not just for advanced students.
- Student experiences offer entrée to complex concepts.
- To teach critical thinking strategies, make them explicit and practice them.