What are some of the most common types of questions? What are the categories of questions? This led to many dozens of answers.
Can we teach critical thinking in schools? Of course we can. A better question: Are schools designed to teach children to think?
The Question Formulation Technique (QFT) is a process for collaboratively brainstorming and improving questions for inquiry learning.
Critical reading is about gathering knowledge, understanding context, and seeing ideas from multiple perspectives to make sense of a text.
There are many ways to help students think for themselves. Guide them to dynamic spaces characterized by people, thought, and creativity.
The purpose of curriculum is to provide a mutual language to organize and communicate knowledge–and students inherit its implications.
The shift toward a fluid, formless, socialized nature of information, thought, and belief is a not a small one.
What is the relationship between quality and effect? It’s partly causal but that’s not exactly it. But there is clearly interdependence.
Critical thinking is certainly a ‘skill’ but when possessed as a mindset–a playful and humble willingness–it shifts from a labor to an art.
The ability to ask the right question at the right time is a powerful indicator of authentic understanding.
The development of beliefs based on critical reasoning and quality data is much closer to a science-based approach to critical thinking.
Practicing critical thinking at home–in their ‘native environment’–is a useful strategy to build their cognitive muscles.
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