Pros And Cons Of Dr. Derek Cabrera

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Dr. Derek Cabrera’s thought on metacognition, human and education is absorbing. He shares perspectives on four universal thinking skills: Distinctions; “Systems; Relationships; and Perspectives (DSRP)” that should be taught in learning institutions. Dr. Cabrera states, “Thinking is simply a process of structuring information and doing something meaningful with it.” Dr. Cabrera also argues that people lack critical analytical thinking, great at school work, but not real life situation.

Education needs to be fixed from the bottom up; that can be accomplished by teaching thinking skills. Dr. Cabrera suggests six types of thinking: “Creative Thinking; Critical Thinking; Systems Thinking; Interdisciplinary Thinking; Scientific Thinking; and Emotional
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