33 Brainstorming Tips, in 140 characters or less
Brainstorm creative ideas with these 33 tips, each summarized in 140 characters or less. For sources used in this design, check out the complete blog post at: …
Forde-Ferrier, L.L.C. | STAAR Workbooks
Forde-Ferrier provides the most comprehensive educational materials to help students pass the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test.
What Teachers Need to Know about Critical Thinking Vs Creative Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | :: The 4th Era ::
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Tips and a free "cheat sheet" for incorporating critical thinking in your instruction. Get students responding and thinking with depth and complexity.
3 Simple Strategies to Develop Students’ Critical Thinking
This week we’ve focused on critical thinking using the model developed by the Foundation for Critical Thinking. By now you’re probably excited about the incredible potential that these …
Creative and Critical Thinking Activities and Ideas | General learning capabilities
Critical Thinking Toolkit (Critical Thinking Toolkit | Creative and Critical Thinking Activities… http://t.co/YDYfeJSKb9 http://t.co/huATBlCRq8)... Via Nadene Canning, David Hain, Lynnette Van Dyke
See, Think, Wonder: Developing Thinking Routines in the Classroom
Today I thought I'd share a strategy I use to help my students communicate their thinking during the inquiry process. See, Think, Wonder is a thinking routine I use with my students to help them th...
Informational Literacy Unit
Due to an overwhelming request by the devoted readers of this blog, I am revising this original post to include pdf's of the Guidelines for Critical Thinking rubric and the Code of Cooperation. Scroll down to find them in context. **Also note, I've recently posted my newest Common Core Information Text Reading bundle** If information literacy is central to success, survival, schooling, workplace and the community, then the teaching of information literacy and all the skills that it entails…
Depth and Complexity Critical Thinking Task Cards for Literature
Add depth and complexity to your instruction with these Critical Thinking Task Cards for Literature! These tasks cards allow students to deeply analyze any fiction reading material through 11 topics of critical thinking: Big Ideas, Rules, Trends, Patterns, Language of the Discipline, Ethics, Relatio...
Getting Your Students to Think and Respond with Depth and Complexity.
As teachers, one of our most important goals is to teach our students to think critically. This life-long skill really transcends all programs, standards, and curriculums. If we can teach students to think critically, success will follow. It sounds so simple, yet we know it can be a daunting task. One of the most effective ways I have found to accomplish this goal is by incorporating 11 powerful "thinking tools" into my instruction. These "thinking tools" were developed for the U.S…