Teaching Tools Today
3.3K views | +0 today
Follow
Teaching Tools Today
Various web tools used in teaching and learning. Pedagogy is key... How do I use these tools?
Curated by Ness Crouch
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Ness Crouch from E-Learning and Online Teaching
Scoop.it!

Kathy Schrock: 6 Apps That Target Higher-Order Thinking Skills -- THE Journal

Kathy Schrock: 6 Apps That Target Higher-Order Thinking Skills -- THE Journal | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
A higher-order thinker is a critical thinker. What are the attributes of a critical thinker? In The Miniature Guide to Critical Thinking Concepts and Tools, Richard Paul and Linda Elder describe a well-cultivated critical thinker as someone who:
raises vital questions and problems, formulating them clearly and precisely;gathers and assesses relevant information, using abstract ideas to interpret it effectively; comes to well-reasoned conclusions and solutions, testing them against relevant criteria and standards;thinks open-mindedly within alternative systems of thought, recognizing and assessing their assumptions, implications and practical consequences as need be; andcommunicates effectively with others in figuring out solutions to complex problems.

Via Dennis T OConnor
Ness Crouch's insight:

Kathy Schrock has been looking ahead with technology and a librarian's instinct for organization for years. She's still hitting it out of the park. 

more...
Nancy Jones's curator insight, May 25, 2015 11:06 AM

I like the breakdown presented in this article as well as the emphasis on using apps as critical thinking tools, not just creation tools.

Lauren Nazzaro's curator insight, May 29, 2015 9:15 AM

Great, specific, assessment driven examples.

cherimacleod's curator insight, May 31, 2015 1:05 AM

Kathy Schrock knows thinking and technology ....right on, as always!

Rescooped by Ness Crouch from 21st Century Learning and Teaching
Scoop.it!

365 things to make you go "Hmmm..." | Thinking skills resources

365 things to make you go "Hmmm..." | Thinking skills resources | Teaching Tools Today | Scoop.it
365 things to make you go

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Renee Maufroid, William Machado, Gust MEES
more...
netquester's curator insight, February 3, 2013 12:32 PM

Excellent  way to start the day

Sandra Carswell's curator insight, February 3, 2013 11:22 PM

writing prompts? discussion starters? debates or research?

Tui Needham, Career Development Specialist's comment, April 20, 2013 9:01 PM
Like this a lot, some goodies when running workshops and you want get people thinking.