critical thinking - Steve Barkley

Podcast: How Much Thinking Are Students Doing?

                            Thinkers are characterized by their curiosity, willingness to explore different approaches, and the ability to think […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Collaboration – Teachers/Students/The Greater Community – Learning for All

A Kindergarten and High School Science teacher describe the collaboration they entered with each other, their students, and outside school partners to engage students in inquiry and critical thinking through […]

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Bloom’s Taxonomy and Questions for Life

An article by Ron Berger, We Learn by Doing: What Educators Get Wrong About Bloom’s Taxonomy, triggered me to reexamine an earlier blog I wrote after reading Sam Wineburg’s and Jack […]

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Planning Questions for Critical Thinking and Learning

The National Council for Excellence in Critical Thinking defines critical thinking as an “intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated […]

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Building Observation And Conferencing Skills

I have had several opportunities in the last month to spend time with coaches and principals doing group observations in teachers classrooms followed by group discussion of individual’s analysis of […]

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Creativity and Critical Thinking

I am preparing a workshop presentation for middle and high school teachers titled Teaching with and for Creativity and Critical Thinking.  The current writing regarding 21st  century  skills that are […]

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