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How NOT To Teach Critical Thinking (And What To Do Instead)

02 Jan

Ideas Out There

I ran headlong into this piece of nonsense the other day:

Um. No. That isn’t it at all. Critical thinking isn’t really any of these things.

Fortunately, you don’t have to look to far to find much better definitions of critical thinking. But it is a struggle to find ideas on how to actually teach it. And although most sites work off a better conception of what the skill of critical thinking involves, the learning activities they suggest are, unfortunately, mostly not about critical thinking at all.

The ideas below are my thoughts on better ways to teach critical thinking.

Links:

http://bit.ly/assessthinking

http://bit.ly/thinkingsites

http://bit.ly/thinkingipadapps

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Posted by on January 2, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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