Sumary of The value of uncertainty in learning:
- Let me borrow the words of 2008 CASE/Carnegie Professor of the Year Michael Wesch: “Our schools are generally still organized around answers rather than questions.
- ” The problem is that many people still think that students go to school to shop for answers.
- He would always tell his students to focus more on asking the right questions rather than being content with trivial answers.
- To cite, he once surprised us, his students, with a long exam, where he did not require answers to questions.
- “As educators, it is time to unlearn the process of letting students display what they already know,” says Takayama, Brown University professor.
- The most thought-provoking aspect of the known-unknowns is how it makes students active co-owners of the learning process.
- } In the 21st century, Google can practically give society answers faster than any person.