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Developing an objective statement that clearly describes the current condition, situation, or mechanical challenge is the method of defining the problem.

Identifying the various intelligences and understanding which intelligence is a strength can be an asset when working with others.

Discipline and judgement is crucial when examining characteristics of a critical thinker.

Critical thinking skills allow individuals to perform problem-solving and decision-making effectively. 

Robert Gagne provides a guide as how to apply learning in the classroom with activators, supporters enhancers, and maintainers.

I found this section generally addressed the brains function and related their research to using different forms of engagement that would address the researched based information about how the brain works. This supports the use of games and a variety of styles of delivery.

This section offered Knowles Andragogy where students have a say in their learning. This perspective is taken one step further with Carl Rodgers in Experiencial Learning. Both of these pioneers support the need for strong participatory engagement in the classroom.

I found that the synergy of the three theorists Erickson Levinson and Havighurst all brought clarity to human development in their own unique perspective

The data with % is very helpful to show learning trends. I liked the section on long term memory and career related motivation. In addition it is useful to know the barriers to learning for successful teaching and engagement.

Critical thinking happens from birth, and as instructors, we need to assist our students in developing the skill.

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