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Critical Thinking Skill Development: Embed THINK Skills into Lesson Plans

Education is not the learning of facts. It’s rather the training of the mind to think.

– Albert Einstein



ACTIVITY

  • Teachers in a specific grade, subject area, or PLC focus on embedding THINK skills or behaviors in their lesson planning for the next 6 months to a year.
    • Review the provided PDF resource for ideas to choose from/get you started
    • Focus on consistently embedding 2-3 of the ideas at a time across the group for more effective monitoring and outcome evaluation

  • Share what changed with the community

  • Add, adjust, etc. plans as needed moving forward


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