Developing 21st Century Critical Thinkers | Teaching Strategies | Mentoring Minds
“As we venture into the 21st century, we as a society, are faced with more innovation and challenge than ever before. We now live in an interconnected world, where the Internet and global communications are simultaneously uniting and isolating us as a society. How do we raise critical thinkers to best face the challenges that face our modern society?”
This infographic provides a look at how we may develop 21st century critical thinkers. Using an image of a brain with eight areas that look at skills we need to know how to use,and that correspond with 21st century skills found in the Common Core and the Partnership for 21st Century Skills.
In addition there are six that we as teachers should be doing within our classrooms including:
* Integrate critical thinking skills within and across all content areas
* Establish safe, intellectually risk-free learning environments
* Allow time to develop critical thinking skills.
There is also a section called "Your Students’ Path to Critical Thinking" that includes 25 recommendations.
The infographic is also available as a pdf file that you may download in an 11" x 17" version at the website.
See on www.mentoringminds.com