Learning is an active process that depends on the mental activity of the learners and their interaction with others.
Higher-order thinking by students involves the transformation of information and ideas.
This transformation occurs when students combine facts and ideas and synthesises, generalize, explain, hypothesize or arise at some conclusion and interpretation.
In helping students become producers of knowledge, the teachers ‘main instructional tasks is to create activities or environment that allow them opportunities to engage higher order thinking.
Therefore, if learning tasks are limited to Lots cognitive process, students will only generate superficial learning.
Why is useful this theory?
To establish learning objectives To improve the quality of learning
To introduce differentiation in our teaching.