Beyond Critical Thinking: Curious Questioning

Today’s post was written by John Girash, Associate Director at the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. John poses some additional thought on our Oct. 3rd ‘Curiosity’ post – this time without the unique facial hair. As teachers we often think of questions as the beginning of discovery, and critical thinking as the end goal…

Curiosity & the Facial Hair of Emperor Wilhelm II

Regular readers of this blog know well that we here at the Bok Center are awfully big fans of active learning. As numerous studies have found, it’s important to get students invested in their own education, rather than treating them like passive receptacles of data. This is true whether your goal is your students gaining…