HIGH ORDER THINKING – A NATURAL WAY OF THINKING WITH G.H.O.M.O.COMPETITIONS
During the schooling years, science curriculum is not as demanding on analytical or critical thinking as it is on observational skills. Primary school students are introduced to the most basic aspects of science topics through observation of the world around them and general readings. In secondary school, students may begin studying in greater depth, but serious examination of science begins only post high school. Valuable foundational years , where thinking habits are formed, are lost by then. It thus becomes important to supplement the concept learning with application oriented learning.
The objective of learning the concepts for Global Hands On Minds On Competition is to make a model work. No working model ever works on just one principle, it is always a confluence of many concepts– all working together in unison.. It naturally requires one to examine manipulate and match various concepts on common grounds to achieve a defined purpose. This makes a soft but compelling demand on students high order thinking faculties. High Order Thinking thus comes to students in a natural way.