Core Principle 5: Self-directed learning is encouraged through facilitating the development of good thinking
Good thinking is essential to the development of understanding and what is often referred to as ‘Deep Learning’ (Marton, 1984).
As Richard Paul (1993) so richly captures:
Thought is the key to knowledge. Knowledge is discovered by thinking, analyzed by thinking, organized by thinking, transformed by thinking, assessed by thinking, and, most importantly, acquired by thinking. (vii)