If you visit the Critical Thinking module, please list it on your FE-3 as training. ED385606) lists the following skills and situations important for overall ability in critical thinking: RECOMMENDED CRITICAL THINKING WEBSITES WITH BRIEF DESCRIPTIONS OF THEIR CONTENTS: Foundation for Critical Thinking Conferences, research, assessment and testing, bookstore, library/articles, professional development, online learning Critical Thinking on the Web: a directory of quality online resources ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation: teaching critical thinking through environmental education University of Tennessee Teaching Resource Center: What is critical thinking?
LINKS FOR CRITICAL THINKING RUBRICS SAMPLE RUBRICS Bonnie Potts (1994. Magazine article, "Critical Thinking: What Is It Good for?
“This educational web site provides over 100 free online tutorials on critical thinking, logic, scientific reasoning, creativity, and other aspects of thinking skills.” Link: A key reason to embrace critical thinking is that it helps you to be a better citizen – of your community, of your country, and of the world.
This is a helpful infographic from the Global Digital Citizen Foundation (also included below) nicely sums up some of the most important skills.
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.The Teach Thought Taxonomy for Understanding, a taxonomy of thinking tasks broken up into 6 categories, with 6 tasks per category 2. An Intro To Critical Thinking, a 10-minute video from wireless philosophy that takes given premises, and walks the viewer through valid and erroneous conclusions 8.A Collection Of Research On Critical Thinking by 3. Why Questions Are More Important Than Answers by Terry Heick 9. Examples Of Socratic Seminar-Style Questions (including stems) from 15.We are disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”Critical thinking is something that students need except for high productivity and ability to balance their study and social life in order to have good performance at college.It is also crucial for writing college assignments.Given the current political environment (at least in the United States), it seems like many of us could stand to sharpen our critical thinking skills a bit.And for the average lifelong learner, of course, good critical thinking skills are essential for cutting through the noise created by the Web and other media channels and getting to resources that are actually trustworthy and accurate.It’s difficult to create a collection of critical thinking resources without talking about failures in thinking, so here’s A Logical Fallacies Primer in Power Point format. The Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Test (it’s not free, but you can check out some samples here) 5. A Printable Flip Chart For Critical Thinking Questions (probably easier to buy one for a few bucks, but there it is nonetheless) 11. 6 Facets of Understanding by Grant Wiggins and Jay Mc Tighe 13. 20 Questions To Guide Inquiry-Based Learning, a 4-step process to guide learning through inquiry and thought 16. How To Bring Socratic Seminars Into Your Classroom, a 7-minute video by the Teaching Channel 18.How To Teach With The Socratic Seminar Paideia Style, a PDF document by the Paideia that overviews 19. Create Debate, a website that hosts, well, debates 21.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.