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Critical Thinking And Problem Solving Wordle

Reason Effectively

  • Use various types of reasoning (inductive, deductive, etc.) as appropriate to the situation

Use Systems Thinking

  • Analyze how parts of a whole interact with each other to produce overall outcomes in complex systems

Make Judgments and Decisions

  • Effectively analyze and evaluate evidence, arguments, claims and beliefs
  •  Analyze and evaluate major alternative points of view
  • Synthesize and make connections between information and arguments
  • Interpret information and draw conclusions based on the best analysis
  • Reflect critically on learning experiences and processes

Solve Problems

  • Solve different kinds of non-familiar problems in both conventional and innovative ways
  • Identify and ask significant questions that clarify various points of view and lead to better solutions 

Additional information about these skills is listed below. 

1.  Critical Thinking Lesson Plans - Univerity of North Carolina

Lesson plans in the UNC Chapel Hill School of Education database relating to critical thinking.

2.  Integrating Critical Thinking Skills Into the Classroom

How to article on incorporating these skills into classroom teaching.

3.  Critical Thinking Consortium

The Consortium’s aim is to work in sound, sustained ways with educators and related organizations to inspire, support and advocate for the infusion of critical, creative and collaborative thinking as an educational goal and as a method of teaching and learning 

4.  Resources and Downloads for Teaching Critical Thinking

Educators from the Bay Area's KIPP King Collegiate High School and the KIPP network have provided these resources for you to use in your own school.

5.  12 Resources for Effectively Teaching Critical Thinking Skills

A list of resources that educators can use to effectively integrate critical thinking in their classroom. 

6.  Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

A list of teaching strategies that help promote critical thinking. 

7.  Best Resources on Teaching and Learning Critical Thinking in the Classroom

8.  25 of the Best Resources for Teaching Critical Thinking

 

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