Teach Students to Think Through Problems — Not Google Them

Dear Colleagues,

Are you encouraging students’ higher order thinking and problems solving skills?

“Everything I do is a platform of my teaching,” Aswath Damodaran says in an interview with EdSurge. Among other topics, he explains why preparation is the majority of teaching, how students should attempt to develop conclusions through problem-solving before Googling answers, and why he makes his thought process clear when explaining the solutions to questions, rather than simply answering. 

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Jim O’Connor Ph.D.