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Critical Thinking for Kids

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Bloom's Taxonomy critical thinking questions. I am in love with this!!! :)
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A nice set of questions that teachers can ask to reach across a wide range of Bloom's Taxonomy.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, April 28, 2014 8:09 PM

I found the critical thinking we undertook with students was bringing them back to the "right answer" per the curriculum. Is this real critical thinking?

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Driving Instructional Rounds with Classroom Observation Data

Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Driving Instructional Rounds with Classroom Observation Data | Cognitive Rigor | Scoop.it
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Instructional Rounds are a great way to coalesce community coaching within a school, but they have a serious weakness. This article describes a way to overcome it. 

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Teaching Conceptual Development Through Riddle

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Conceptual development is critical to instruction. This article shows how making students form riddles can aid their conceptual understanding of content.

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Using Guided Inquiry in Science

Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Using Guided Inquiry in Science | Cognitive Rigor | Scoop.it
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Article discusses the use of guided inquiry in science instruction, with particular emphasis on Depth of Knowledge (DOK).

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: DOK/KD Matrix

Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: DOK/KD Matrix | Cognitive Rigor | Scoop.it
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This article introduces a superposition of Bloom's Knowledge Dimension and Depth of Knowledge. Uses are still unclear and worthy of future development.

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: The Meaning of Cognitive Rigor

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Ben Jones adds his own insight into Cognitive Rigor (Depth of Knowledge, Bloom's Taxonomy).

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Creating Cross-Disciplinary Activities Using Depth of Knowledge

Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Creating Cross-Disciplinary Activities Using Depth of Knowledge | Cognitive Rigor | Scoop.it
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Sure it is great to create cross-disciplinary activities, but how is it done?  This blog article demonstrates one method that is fairly systematic and applicable to all subjects.

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Cognitive-Driven Lesson Development (A Chart)

Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Cognitive-Driven Lesson Development (A Chart) | Cognitive Rigor | Scoop.it
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A chart for using Cognitive Rigor (Depth of Knowledge and Bloom's Taxonomy) to develop rigorous lesson plans.

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Cognitive Rigor of English language arts: The Oklahoma Study

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Blog article examines previous research on collected student work and results related to ELA instruction and Cognitive Rigor.

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: How to "Common Core" Any Subject (Part II)

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Part 2 of a series of articles on how to increase the rigor of subjects that are not necessarily the core subjects.

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Questioning Strategies for Higher Cognitive Rigor

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Questioning strategies, such as how to group students and how much wait time we can provide them, can be linked to Depth of Knowledge. 

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Mapping SAMR to Bloom's Taxonomy? No can do!

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A lot of charts are now appearing that describe a mapping between SAMR and Bloom's Taxonomy. Unfortunately, that doesn't work.

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An Introduction to Bloom's Taxonomy for Instructional Designers - E-Learning Heroes

An Introduction to Bloom's Taxonomy for Instructional Designers - E-Learning Heroes | Cognitive Rigor | Scoop.it
Learning objectives are at the very core of the instructional design process, and rightly so; without them, how would we know what content and activities to include in our courses? Unfortunately,...
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Author adds some interesting examples of how Bloom's Taxonomy can impact curriculum development. Nothing earth-shattering, but useful nonetheless.

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H.O.T. / D.O.K.: Teaching Higher Order Thinking and Depth of Knowledge: Is there a C.R.Q. 0 - or Should There Be One?

H.O.T. / D.O.K.: Teaching Higher Order Thinking and Depth of Knowledge: Is there a C.R.Q. 0 - or Should There Be One? | Cognitive Rigor | Scoop.it
Guidance and support on how to address cognitive rigor. http://t.co/Re4wxbJL2J #higherorderthinking #askquestions http://t.co/9rkFRGN6rV
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Yet another thought-provoking blog post from rigor consultant Erik Francis.

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: What's "Teaching to the Test"? Is It Bad? Cognitive Rigor Has the Answer

Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: What's "Teaching to the Test"? Is It Bad? Cognitive Rigor Has the Answer | Cognitive Rigor | Scoop.it
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We all hear about teaching to the test. But what does that mean? How teachers align their instruction to the Cognitive Rigor Matrix can tell us.

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Moving Away from Results-Oriented Math Instruction

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Process, rather than results, is more important to monitor in math instruction. However, results-oriented math is still dominant in math education.

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Linking Depth of Knowledge to Wait Time and Student Grouping

Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Linking Depth of Knowledge to Wait Time and Student Grouping | Cognitive Rigor | Scoop.it
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What practical uses are there for Depth of Knowledge? Formulating effective questioning strategies is one. This article shows how.

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: The Science of Cognitive Rigor in Education

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Ben Jones discusses some of the scientific background of Cognitive Rigor.  Very technical, yet very informative.

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Cognitive Rigor Research Items

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A collection of research directly related to Cognitive Rigor (Depth of Knowledge, Bloom's Taxonomy).

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Developing Rigorous Lesson Plans (Using Depth of Knowledge)

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Blog article discusses how Depth of Knowledge is used to create activities that help center lesson planning.

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Cognitive Rigor of Math Instruction: The Oklahoma Study

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Blog article that examines research on the enacted curriculum from past research in Oklahoma schools and Cognitive Rigor with respect to math instruction.

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: The Cognitive Rigor of Military Leadership Training

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This blog article examines the Cognitive Rigor of leadership training in the military (e.g., ROTC).

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Cognitive Rigor Defines 'Plug and Chug' Math

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Low-level math instruction is a serious problem in this country, as our research illustrated. This blog discusses what is meant by low-level and how to improve on it.

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Karin Hess Weighs in on Bad Depth of Knowledge (DOK) Chart

Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: Karin Hess Weighs in on Bad Depth of Knowledge (DOK) Chart | Cognitive Rigor | Scoop.it
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Karin Hess offers her commentary on what she calls the "Wheel of Misfortune"

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Cognitive Rigor to the Core!: What Should We Teach? Expanding Bloom's Knowledge Dimension

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My own blog on using my modified version of Bloom's Knowledge Dimension in lesson planning, using the teaching of coins as an example.

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H.O.T. / D.O.K.: Teaching Higher Order Thinking and Depth of Knowledge: Burn This! Why the... - Linkis.com

H.O.T. / D.O.K.: Teaching Higher Order Thinking and Depth of Knowledge: Burn This! Why the... - Linkis.com | Cognitive Rigor | Scoop.it
Nice explanation of Webb's depth of knowledge with a better graphic. http://t.co/REq69X1UDt #edchat #literacy #CCSS
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Erik Francis of Maverik Education takes on the Wheel of Misfortune.

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