By forcing students to distill one relationship in order to understand another, it's almost impossible to solve analogies without understanding.
Wisdom is knowing what's worth understanding, understanding the value of ideas, and always placing knowing in the context of not knowing
When researching online, what's easiest to find may not necessarily be accurate or represent a full understanding.
Critical reading is a matter of gathering knowledge, understanding context and seeing ideas from multiple perspectives to make sense of a text.
Problem-solving and critical thinking are both skills and habits that allow students to apply and transfer academic knowledge into the real-world.
Each colored block has an example of a learning objective corresponding with each combination of the cognitive process and knowledge dimensions.
The 6 Facets of Understanding is a non-hierarchical framework for understanding useful for assessment and instructional design.
Practicing critical thinking in their 'native environments--at home, with family and friends--is a useful strategy to build their cognitive muscles.
8 Science-Based Strategies For Critical Thinking contributed by Lee Carroll, PhD and Terry Heick Scientific argumentation and critical thought are difficult to argue against. However, as qualities and mindsets, they...
Misleading information is often based on partial truths and then reframed to fit a particular purpose: cause an emotion such as fear or lead to a specific action.
This (simple) game helps students understand how fake news works, why it becomes popular, and its central mechanics and trends.
The Cognitive Bias Codex: A Visual Of 180+ Cognitive Biases by Terry Heick A cognitive bias is an inherent thinking 'blind spot' that reduces thinking accuracy and results inaccurate--and often...