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Educational-origami - 21st Century Pedagogy

Educational-origami - 21st Century Pedagogy | Higher Order Thinking (HOTS) | Scoop.it

In 21st century pedagogy, educators must focus on the key fluencies, higher order thinking skills & learning styles.

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Syllabus bites: Visual literacy - Overview

Syllabus bites: Visual literacy - Overview | Higher Order Thinking (HOTS) | Scoop.it

The glossary definition for Visual literacy from the BOS NSW Syllabus for the Australian curriculum in English K–10 contains the key terms and concepts about visual texts, media and communication used in the syllabus.

The Visual Literacy White Paper (.pdf 181kB) has a brief overview and history of visual literacy.

The Visual Literacy slideshow (pdf 12.8 MB) provides a comprehensive introduction to visual literacy and visual texts, including examples and activities on analysing and decoding photographs, magazines and print advertisements.


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Jean Anning's curator insight, April 30, 2013 6:25 AM

Pleased to see this turn up in 'Suggested Content' via Scoopit :)

Maria Richards's curator insight, May 5, 2013 6:28 PM

What is visual literacy? Start here.

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White Paper: How to Teach Students to Evaluate Information

White Paper: How to Teach Students to Evaluate Information | Higher Order Thinking (HOTS) | Scoop.it

A Key Common Core Skill > Eye On Education

 

The importance of critical thinking is noted in the new national standards. The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Initiative directly identifies higher-order thinking skills as critical to achieving career and college readiness for all students.


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How to Encourage Higher Order Thinking - ReadWriteThink

How to Encourage Higher Order Thinking - ReadWriteThink | Higher Order Thinking (HOTS) | Scoop.it
Practicing Higher Order Thinking (HOT) skills outside of school will give kids the tools that they need to understand, infer, connect, categorize, synthesize, evaluate, and apply the information they know to find solutions to new and existing...

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Melissa McKinlay's curator insight, June 8, 2013 5:02 AM

Useful to - Teachers and Parents who want to encourage Higher Order Thinking in their students or children. Very practical hands-on resource. Be sure to click on the "Related Resources" tab to get the most benifit.

Higher Order Thinking links to Critical thinking which is important when deciding if information is valid, reliable and useful to students.