critical thinking

The Question Game: A Playful Way To Teach Critical Thinking

The Question Game by Sophie Wrobel, geist.avesophos.de The Que

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33 Lessons on Critical Thinking - Best of 2017

As I do during this week every year, I am taking some time off to relax and prepare for the new year. Every day this week I will be featuring the most popular blog posts of the year. This was one of the most popular posts in April.

5 Things Teachers Can Do To Help Students Make Meaning

5 Things Teachers Can Do To Help Students Make Meaning contributed by Kelsey Skaggs, MIND Research Institute Rigor gets a bad reputation. It’s that thing that makes life difficult and uncomfortable. Apply it to a person and they can be seen as inflexible or unyielding. However, bring a certain type of rigor into the classroom and […]

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8 Strategies To Help Students Ask Great Questions

8 Strategies To Help Students Ask Great Questions by Terry Heick Questions can be extraordinary learning tools. A good question can open minds, shift paradigms, and force the uncomfortable but transformational cognitive dissonance that can help create thinkers. In education, we tend to value a student’s ability to answer our questions. But what might be […]

Always-On Inquiry: Why You Should Be Asking More Questions In Your Classroom

Always-On Inquiry: Why You Should Be Asking More Questions In Your Classroom by TeachThought Staff Those of us who spend our days around young children hear it all the time: “What’s that?” “Why are you doing that?” “How? Why? HowWhyWhenWhatWhy?” Children are infinitely curious – they want to understand the world around them, how it […]

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15 Questions To Ask When Introducing New Content To Students

15 Questions To Ask When Introducing New Content To Students by Terry Heick It just might be that in a society where information is abundant, thinking habits are more important than knowledge. Somewhere beneath wisdom and above the ‘things’ a student knows. Laws of economics say that scarcity increases value. It’s no longer information that’s scarce, […]

35 Psychology-Based Critical Thinking Strategies

35 Psychology-Based Critical Thinking Strategies  by Sara Briggs, opencolleges.edu.au Have you ever considered letting your students listen to hardcore punk while they take their mid-term exam? Decided to do away with Power Point presentations during your lectures? Urged your students to memorize more in order to remember more? If the answer is no, you may want […]

Thinking About Your Content Area: Kaplan’s Depth & Complexity Chart

Thinking About Your Content Area: Kaplan’s Depth & Complexity Chart by TeachThought Staff Framing content is among the most powerful strategies teachers have to engage students and promote deep understanding of content. One example is project-based learning, which is both an instructional design tool for teachers, as well as a (potentially) engaging ways for learners […]

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50 Questions To Help Students Think About What They Think

50 Questions To Help Students Think About What They Think contributed by Lisa Chesser Using the right questions creates powerful, sometimes multiple answers and discussions. Aristotle said that he asked questions in response to other people’s views, while Socrates focused on disciplined questioning to get to the truth of the matter. Ultimately questions spark imagination, […]

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