Critical Thinking for Educators

Critical Thinking for Educators (
"Pick any article from the newspaper," I would say to my students. "Bring it in and we'll analyze it." This was one of my favourite - an...
A good primer from Stephen Downes on the framing and teaching opportunities for educators surrounding critical thinking. I've focused this article on critical thinking¬†for educators¬†because I am concerned that teachers and school administrators are exposed to a lot of misinformation about critical thinking. Various writers have developed 'their own' approach to critical thinking, which sometimes…

Teaching Strategies for Critical Thinking Skills (TeachHUB)
5 teaching strategies you can use to effectively teach critical thinking skills in your classroom.
A post that muddies the elements of critical thinking skills. The post shares more about instructional groupings as opposed to pedagogical opportunities to scaffold critical thinking skills. Not a good example to share.