Should Schools Confuse?
Following the recommendation to read Questioning Facts I came across a post from Oliver Quinlan.Confusion is often a word with negative connotations when it comes to schools. To say a lesson confuses learners is to imply it is unsuccessful and in communicating with children it is often clarity that we are aiming for, but could creating confusion have any benefit?
Here he explores using emotions to elicit facts and build a better understanding of a topic. However, like giving the facts, using emotions can go against the grain!
Read the article Questioning for Confusion and decide for yourselves!