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I came across this really great animated video just recently.

James Nottingham’s Learning Challenge which he refers to as the “Learning Pit” offers some really great ideas that can be easily implemented into any lesson.    Encouraging our students to ‘think’ helps them to develop a deeper understanding of concepts.

At stage one they develop surface level knowledge where they know the basics and have a reasonable understanding

At stage two they are getting into deeper thinking where they are questioning their own and others assumptions, looking at exceptions to general rules and exploring concepts in greater detail.

Take the time to watch this short video:

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