Critical Thinking Teaching Strategies
by Teach Thought Staff See also 10 Team-Building Games That Promote Critical Thinking Critical Thinking As an organization, critical thinking is at the core of what we do, from essays and lists to models and teacher training. This varied and purposely broad collection includes resources for teaching critical thinking, from books and videos to graphics and models, rubrics and taxonomies to presentations and debate communities.
(You can check out What It Means To Think Critically for a wordier survey of the intent of critical thinking.) For this post, we’ve gathered various critical thinking resources. Take a look, and let us know in the comments which you found the most–or least–useful.
Debate.org, another “debate” community that promotes topic-driven discussion and critical thought Ed note: This post was originally sponsored by the Stanford University Center for Professional Development and an online course consists of three online sessions, three weeks in a row.
Each session included expert video screencasts, classroom video clips, readings and resources, and assignments: Session 1: Establishing a Classroom Culture of Conversation (August 2-8) – This session provides models and suggested activities for cultivating classrooms that value learning through constructive conversation.
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An essential question supports student understanding and often crosses disciplines.Accountable Talk is a method of inquiry that sharpens students’ thinking by reinforcing their ability to reflect and think critically.For more resources on Accountable Talk, visit The Institute For Learning.Intelligence Squared, Oxford-style debate hosted by NPR–and in podcast format, too 22.60 Ways To Help Students Think For Themselves by Terry Heick 23.
As you’ll notice, conversation is a fundamental part of critical thinking, if for no other reason than the ability to identify a line of reasoning, analyze, evaluate, and respond to it accurately and thoughtfully is among the most common opportunities for critical thinking for students in everyday life. And for something in the way of specific training for staff, there’s always Professional Development on Critical Thinking provided by Teach Thought.