I learned that gaming and simulations can connect content to real life learning.
I've learned that gaming has multiple beneficial applications for learning. However, its use as an engagement strategy provides immense opportunities for learning ownership.
The following excerpt is most impactful for me. "The end result needs to be the solving of the problem within the parameters of reality, personnel, and economic outcomes."
Critical thinking and creative problem-solving are equally important to the learning process. Moreover, the analysis involved in utilizing the combination helps deliver more suitable and pragmatic solutions.
I've come to the conclusion that formative assessment is probably the most effective way to support critical thinking strategies.
I've learned that being a critical thinker is beneficial in all aspects of life and that improving critical thinking begins very early in life.
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