100 CRITICAL THINKING QUESTIONS CATEGORIZED BY SUBJECT

100 Critical Thinking Questions Categorized by Subject

Have you ever thought about what makes for stimulating critical thinking questions? To us, such questions inspire thinking beyond our assumptions and opinions. They take us deep into exploration, inquiry, and dreaming big. They’re all about asking “Why” and “How” and “What if …” In critical thinking, we use questions for a number of reasons.

Critical thinking is a 21st-century essential

Critical thinking is a 21st-century essential – here’s how to help kids learn it

This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from someone in the TED community; browse through all the posts here. We all want the young people in our lives to thrive, but there’s no clear consensus about what will best put them on the path to future success.

An Important Critical Thinking Cheat Sheet for Teachers and Educators

An Important Critical Thinking Cheat Sheet for Teachers and Educators

Critical thinking is a disruptive cognitive process that explores alternative ways of thinking about something with the purpose of uncovering silent and untold meanings. Critical thinkers do not settle with the obvious and the taken for granted. They always delve into the deep layers of meaning and engage in profound intellectual altercations to formulate a better and holistic understanding.

6 Questions Every Critical Thinker Should Ask

6 Questions Every Critical Thinker Should Ask

In an earlier post here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning I talked about the 8 elements of the critical thinking process and I argued that critical thinking is a cognitive process that requires disruptive patterns of thinking, ones that question the status quo of propositions and leads to the creation of alternative lines of reasoning.

Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think

“Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.”

IB teachers are moving beyond traditional approaches to homework to maximize student potential and increase engagement, as they share with IB World in the second article in the series While evidence suggests homework has no impact on student performance when it comes to elementary-school-aged children, research shows that it leads to greater academic achievement for students aged 11 and up.