Tag Thinking Skills

Critical Conditioning

Critical Conditioning

We all want our children to think critically about the ideas they encounter.  To help this along, we often add a “critical thinking” class to the other subjects we cover.  While there is undoubtedly good that can come out of…

Bloom’s & Critical Thinking: Creating

Bloom’s & Critical Thinking: Creating

The Creating or Synthesis level (Bloom’s Taxonomy) reflects an output. A student understands how something works and uses or incorporates that information in creating a new idea. We often see this when our children build that better mousetrap — invent…

Bloom’s & Critical Thinking: Evaluating

Bloom’s & Critical Thinking: Evaluating

The Evaluating or Evaluation level (Bloom’s Taxonomy) reflects the ability to apply judgment, determine the value of something, or justify a position. A student understands how something works and is able to make decisions or recommendations. We often see this…

Bloom’s & Critical Thinking: Analyzing

Bloom’s & Critical Thinking: Analyzing

The Analyzing or Analysis level (Bloom’s Taxonomy) reflects the ability to break a whole into parts, to understand how the parts relate to one another or are organized; and additionally, to be able to see motives, causes, and understand inferences.…