Educators, especially in primary and secondary schools, should focus more heavily on developing students' imagination, creativity, inventiveness, spontaneity, interaction, social abilities and communication skills, which will ...
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
Ron Ritchhart and David Perkins in their article “Making Thinking Visible” Educational Leadership, February 2008, Volume 65 state
“The development of thinking is a social endeavor. In classrooms, as in the world, there is a constant interplay between the group and the individual. We learn from those around us and our engagement with them. The sociocultural character of classrooms and schools should ensure that thoughtful learning is pervasive, not sporadic.”