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Re: [Phys-L] Inference Lab Design

On Aug 13, 2012, at 8:57 PM, John Denker wrote:
For a long discussion of how to teach (and learn) reasoning skills
in general, see

You are right that thinking skills are (in theory) portable; but the research says most students don't do it very well. It takes conscious, repeated, focused, explicit efforts and lots of practice to get students to port thinking skills to new realms.