As they are learning, give students the opportunity to articulate their thought process of how they came up with their solution to a puzzle.
Critical Thinking: More Than ‘Higher-Order’ Cognition
As teachers incorporate collaborative learning in their lesson plans, it is critical that they model active listening to their students.
“Explain how ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ both reinforces and challenges prevailing social norms both then (release date) and today.”
These quotes about critical thinking can be used to generate reflection, writing & discussion about critical thinking’s value in a society.
Why might you need alternatives to Bloom’s Taxonomy? While wonderful, it neglects important ideas that see the whole child.
Learning leads to knowledge and knowledge leads to theories just like theories lead to knowledge. It’s all circular in such an obvious way.
Graphic organizers allow students to visualize, order, and categorize concepts using verbal representations & visuals.
Guiding inquiry-based learning centers learning on a solving a particular problem or answering a central question.
How do you know if your students are thinking critically in the classroom? Here are examples that might be good indicators.