educ527 | Graduate
Teaching Critical Thinking Skills
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Foundations and Development of Critical Thinking and Understanding
- Define critical thinking.
- Identify components of the critical thinking process.
- Analyze the value of critical thinking in the classroom.
- Examine the principles of teaching for understanding as related to critical thinking.
- Apply the principles of teaching for understanding.
- Identify ways that critical thinking skills can be used to engage and motivate students in a culturally responsive environment.
- Identify critical thinking strategies for diverse learners.
Strategies for Teaching Critical Thinking
- Determine the need for inquiry-based learning.
- Identify ways to include inquiry-based learning in the classroom.
- Identify critical thinking strategies that can be used in the classroom.
- Evaluate collaborative strategies that support critical thinking.
- Develop lessons that incorporate inquiry and critical thinking skills.
Critical Thinking in the Content Areas
- Incorporate critical thinking strategies in the content areas.
- Justify the use of critical thinking in the content areas.
- Explain how critical readers interact with text.
- Analyze how integrated instruction develops critical thinking skills.
- Integrate critical thinking skills into the curriculum and learning environment.
Critical Thinking and Assessment
- Identify tools for assessing critical thinking.
- Evaluate strategies for assessing critical thinking.
- Develop an assessment tool for assessing critical thinking skills.
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