By: Megan Prats 03/15/2015 Problem-solving normally takes the student into the future as problem-solving is usually used to divert a future obstacle. Thus, it is important for the student to use the tool of probability as it quantifies the likelihood of a future event occurring. In short, probability is a rational way for the student […]


Jul 02, 2017 by meganprats Category: Customized Curriculum 0 comments

By: Megan Prats 8/28/2014 The 2learn® Method calls for practical information in the lessons. However, that’s not to say that theory shouldn’t be included into the lessons as theoretical information and/or analysis can actually have a practical application depending upon the student’s learning goals. Sometimes the best way to understand reality is to see reality […]

Practical Information

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By: Megan Prats 3/15/2014 Students live in the real-world thus they need real-world information to make their time in the lessons worthwhile. A student who doesn’t learn practical things in the lessons won’t apply what she’s learned to better her life, thus she will find that her time in the lessons was a waste. Practical […]


  By: Megan Prats 3/3/2015 The other day, a student of mine said that she felt, “overwhelmed,” with her learning. Her comment did not surprise me as the 2learn® Method throws the student into the infinite realm of knowledge from the first lesson, which is an environment that, because of its immense size, can be […]


By: Megan Prats 4/8/2015 Much of the 2learn® Method Teacher Manual is devoted to listing the resources available for the student to use in her problem-solving – elements of critical thinking and the tools of the critical thinker. However, how is the student supposed to actually take these resources and apply them to her problem- […]

Make Learning Fun

Jul 01, 2017 by meganprats Category: Customized Curriculum 0 comments

By: Megan Prats 04/08/2013 When someone is asked what they like to do for fun, they normally respond by saying such things as: hanging out with friends, being with family, playing games, etc. However, not many people will list learning as one activity that they like to do for fun because learning has become something […]

Learning vs. Memorization

By: Megan Prats 1/13/2014 “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” – Chinese proverb The aforementioned quote gracefully and concisely summarizes the difference between learning and memorizing – short and long-term consequences. Memorizing is literally shoving information into […]

Leading Questions

By: Megan Prats 8/27/2015 Leading questions are questions that are developed in such a way that the answer is really already given in the question. Because you teach via critical thinking, you are going to spend a lot of your time in the lessons asking the student questions. Now, not all questions are created equal; […]

Insightful Questions

By: Megan Prats 11/3/2015 Critical thinking can be applied to any part of the problem-solving process, including the question. When the student conjures a question that requires her critical thinking skills, she’s asked an insightful question. Therefore, insightful questions are a critical thinking skill. An insightful question would be a student who is learning English […]

Inductive Reasoning

By: Megan Prats 8/7/2014 The laws of Science, Economics, Music, etc. were all derived from inductive reasoning. Inductive reasoning is when the student uses her critical thinking skills to infer a law or rule about a discipline from a set of information. Inductive reasoning is the newest addition to the 2learn® Method’s list of elements […]