I am a questionologist. If you’ve never heard the term before that may be because I made it up. I needed a word to describe what I do: I study the art and science of questioning.
My work focuses on why and how the simple act of asking questions can
According to the World Economic Forum (2016), the top three skills required for work in 2020 are complex problem-solving, critical thinking and creativity. The traditional model of schooling, where students take a passive role in their learning, does not encourage the engagement and rigor required
Several weeks ago, a colleague and friend of mine emailed me the following observations about his students:
The students don’t want to think anymore.
Nowadays students are just looking for the correct answer.
When I ask them to think critically, all I get are superficial responses.
Students don’t ask