Are smartphones robbing the world of creativity?
What are the negative repercussions of the Internet?
Some of the feedback I am receiving from my Brain Exercises, which are created for the sole purpose of stimulating creative thinking, and hopefully creating helping to create a group of young visionary leaders t help us build a better world for the young generation.
Some comments relay a message of too difficulty in solving the exercises; One very smart young man who teaches an a school for gifted children remarked that not many people can think outside the box.
Many Teachers are complaining about the distraction that smartphones are having in the classroom; which is also creating a problem of discipline; under the gun of children’s rights, there are running out of ideas of how to discipline their students.
Some countries especially the Scandinavian Countries are attempting to come to grips with this modern phenomenon.
A former high school student relayed a story of cheating in the examination rooms for school certificates; there was a recent radio report of websites offering to write essays for school children.
When I first started to design my brain exercises, someone sent me an email saying how easy it was and that it took very little time, actually less time than what it took me to design the exercise.I thought something was wrong, and on investigation, I discovered that there was website where the answers to my exercises could be found as long as there were no more than 15 letters posted.
Finland has recognised that the Internet and its vast school of information has made the job of teachers in its current form almost Obsolete
What is critical Thinking?
Critical thinking is the objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgement.
WIKIPEDIA-Critical thinking is the objective analysis of facts to form a judgement. The cmplex,and several ifernt definitions exist, which generally include the rational.skeptical,unbiased analysis or evaluation of factual evidence..