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Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Create Higher Order Thinkers!
Use Tech to Create Thinkers
Kathy Schrock has some great ideas to bring out the Critical Thinker in your students!!
6 Apps That Target Higher-Order Thinking Skills
1105 Media Inc
, Ed-Tech Group
By Kathy Schrock
A higher-order thinker is a critical thinker. What are the attributes of a critical thinker? In
The Miniature Guide to Critical Thinking Concepts and Tools
, Richard Paul and Linda Elder describe a well-cultivated critical thinker as someone who:
raises vital questions and problems, formulating them clearly and precisely;
gathers and assesses relevant information, using abstract ideas to interpret it effectively;
comes to well-reasoned conclusions and solutions, testing them against relevant criteria and standards;
thinks open-mindedly within alternative systems of thought, recognizing and assessing their assumptions, implications and practical consequences as need be; and
communicates effectively with others in figuring out solutions to complex problems.
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