Critical Thinking

Critical thinking as a skill attempts to understand.

Critical thinking as a mindset reads and listens as a witness and is haunted by what it doesn’t know and cannot understand and then, from that starting point, starts the process of reason–of being and becoming rational.
Using Authentic Audience In PBL To Unlock Critical Thinking
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Using Authentic Audience In PBL To Unlock Critical Thinking

By November 26, 2021
With an authentic audience, inquiry can help them begin to ask important questions like, ‘Who is our audience and what are their needs?’
Creating Students Who Solve Problems
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Creating Students Who Solve Problems

By October 14, 2021
They reduce the opportunities to explore creativity in subjects. If we want to create students that solve problems, we need to start from the beginning.
The List Of Cognitive Biases: A Graphic Of 180+ Heuristics
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The List Of Cognitive Biases: A Graphic Of 180+ Heuristics

By October 13, 2021
Cognitive biases are thinking ‘blind spots’ that result from systematic patterns of deviation from rational thinking and reason.
Drawing Ideas: The Benefits Of Mindmapping For Learning
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Drawing Ideas: The Benefits Of Mindmapping For Learning

By October 15, 2021
Mindmaps allow teachers to gain insight into their students’ thought processes and see the development of their work.
Using The QFT To Drive Inquiry In Project-Based Learning
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Using The QFT To Drive Inquiry In Project-Based Learning

By December 3, 2021
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20 Types Of Questions For Teaching Critical Thinking
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20 Types Of Questions For Teaching Critical Thinking

By October 31, 2021
What are some of the most common types of questions? What are the categories of questions? This led to many dozens of answers.
6 Domains Of Cognition: The Heick Learning Taxonomy
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6 Domains Of Cognition: The Heick Learning Taxonomy

By November 8, 2021
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50 Examples Of Analogies For Critical Thinking
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50 Examples Of Analogies For Critical Thinking

By October 4, 2021
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How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different
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How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different

By October 1, 2021
The shift toward a fluid, formless, socialized nature of information, thought, and belief is a not a small one.
The 4 Cs: A Framework For Improving Math Skills
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The 4 Cs: A Framework For Improving Math Skills

By October 11, 2021
The Four Cs stand for Converse, Count, Compare, Categorize, each of which are critical to the development of a young child’s mathematical knowledge.
8 Ways To Create A Brain-Friendly Classroom
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8 Ways To Create A Brain-Friendly Classroom

By October 7, 2021
How can you create a classroom that works in a way the brain ‘likes’ to learn?
6 Instructional Strategies That Challenge And Support Students
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6 Instructional Strategies That Challenge And Support Students

By November 10, 2021
A teaching strategy is anything the teacher does to help students learn. From reciprocal teaching to clarity, here are 6 to get started.
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