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Critical Thinking: Critical Thinking

What is Critical Thinking?

Critical thinking is a term used by educators to describe forms of learning, thought, and analysis that go beyond the memorization and recall of information and facts.

From The Glossary of Education Reform

Critical Thinkers can...

  • Understand the links between ideas
  • Determine the importance and relavance of arguments and ideas
  • Recognize, build and appraise arguments
  • Identify inconsistencies and errors in reasoning
  • Approach problems in a consistent and systematic way
  • Reflect on the justification of their own assumptions, beliefs and values

 

Taken from the Skills You Need website

Critical Thinking

What is Critical Thinking?

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