it is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating itJoseph Joubert
Not many people dare to speak up. Is it because of culture, the way of our upbringing? You need four things to avoid watercooler conversations or passive-aggressive texting.
- strive to seek a solution
The result will be a happier and more productive workplace that values openness and honesty.
I know you won’t believe me, but the highest form of Human Excellence is to question oneself and others.Socrates
While reading a student’s thesis on developing critical reading using a reader response strategy, I was asking myself what is critical thinking and how can we develop students’ critical thinking? This TedTalk by Erick Wilberding on the Socratic Method is really helpful. It explains how Socrates, who was the philosopher, developed his students’ critical thinking by asking a series of questions and most importantly, every answer leads to further problems. It is intriguing and a must watch video.