Should deliberate confusion be part of learning?

02/18/2013 | KQED.org

Being confused actually can improve learning, according to researchers who say it improves efficiency and retention and also may result in deeper learning. Confusion has been shown to improve one's drive to find the right answer and lead to greater exploration in learning. This blog post, by Annie Murphy Paul, offers ways teachers can generate confusion and problem-solving, including exposure to confusing material and withholding answers.

View Full Article in:

KQED.org

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
RFP Specialist, Contract Position
ASCD
Alexandria, VA
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
DIRECTOR OF HEALTH AND CULTURE
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boulder, CO
DIRECTOR OF LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boulder, CO
Teacher
Saudi Aramco
Dhahran