What Does It Mean to Make Inferences? , pp. 9 of 9


[i] Refer to pp. 248 – 251 of the Upper Secondary Teaching and Learning Guide.

 


[ii] Borrowing the concept of irreducible complexity from the Intelligent Design movement, it purports that each element of a certain system cannot do without another and therefore cannot possibly naturally develop and must emerge fully formed. It rings true for the process of making inferences as an inference appears to be so basic that teachers in the classroom often found themselves at a loss in breaking the process down any further.

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