The 6 Facets of Understanding is a non-hierarchical framework for understanding. These ‘facets’ are useful as indicators of understanding.
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.
A cognitive bias is an inherent thinking ‘blind spot’ that reduces thinking accuracy and results inaccurate–and often irrational–conclusions.
MECE is a framework that allows you to organize data to ensure that all data is analyzed to ensure all possibilities are exhausted.
Why are questions more important than answers? Because answers stop learning while questions start it, contextualizing what we don’t know.
As a culture, we have a thought crisis–namely, a harmful and enduring refusal and/or inability to think well and think critically.
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From rubrics and presentations to apps, definitions, and frameworks, here are 25 of the best resources for critical thinking.
Like the rules underlying complexity found in swarm intelligence, Swarm Problem Solving possesses simple rules useful for unpacking problems.
Bloom’s Taxonomy verbs include Evaluate: Criticize, Judge, Defend, Appraise, Value, Prioritize, Revise, Argue, Support, and Re-design.
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