Intuitive decision making is the way people make decisions naturally, without the use of formal tools and procedures. Some talk about intuition as happening without any thought at all. Like “trusting your gut” or “using the force” in a sixth sense kind of manner. Our quickest intuitive … [Read more...] about How to Develop Your Intuitive Decision Making
What is Cognitive Task Analysis?
Cognitive Task Analysis helps you unpack the thought processes of experts, so you can teach them to others. Have you ever needed to train novices to perform well on a real-world task or job that’s complex and poorly understood? Some of your experienced people do it well. But you don’t have a … [Read more...] about What is Cognitive Task Analysis?
Cultural Competence: What, Why, and How
Building relationships and working successfully with different others can seem like a major challenge. But you can enjoy the rewards, while keeping frustration to a minimum. The key to making them work is cultural competence. What is cultural competence? Cultural competence is defined as … [Read more...] about Cultural Competence: What, Why, and How
Critical Thinking in Everyday Life
Have you ever been listening to one of your teacher's lessons and thought that it had no relevance to your own life? You're not alone. Just about every student has felt the same way. Sure, you use critical thinking skills in the classroom to solve word problems in math, write essays in … [Read more...] about Critical Thinking in Everyday Life
Teaching Study Skills to Empower Your Students
Too often, conscientious students show up to class thinking that your job is to lay out the perfect plan for them to learn. And theirs is simply to glide through it. It’s frustrating because you do try to design lessons that will help all of your students to master the material. But the … [Read more...] about Teaching Study Skills to Empower Your Students
21 Study Tips: Learn the Strategies that Set Top Students Apart
It’s annoying, isn’t it? You see them in every class. The students who seem to breeze on through. Coolly killing one test after another. How do they do it? Is it something you can master? Yep, it is. You see, scientists have been snooping on these top students for decades. It’s not … [Read more...] about 21 Study Tips: Learn the Strategies that Set Top Students Apart