Critical thinking is a term that is commonly discussed within the educational community referring to the learning, thought, and analysis that goes a stage further beyond surface-level memorisation and factual recall. Critical thinking skills revolve around being able to effectively analyse, interpret and synthesise information enabling students to form developed arguments. The ability to form reasoned arguments is a key skill needed in everyday adult life, facilitating discussions of ideas … [Read more...] about The Need to Develop Critical Thinking Skills
Many students have a love/hate relationship with maths and those students who find it hard or boring often really struggle with finding the motivation to progress with their studies. There are some common reasons why students don’t enjoy maths, which can be easily rectified using the following tips: Remove the Pressure to Need to Get it Right In order to succeed in maths, it requires a lot of repeating questions and testing out different algebraic methods/techniques. Often, this means that … [Read more...] about Do You Hate Maths… Learn to Love it!