CREATIVE AND CRITICAL THINKING - y and Critآ  CRITICAL AND CREATIVE THINKING ARE INTERRELATED PROCESSES

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  • CREATIVE AND CRITICAL THINKING

  • Why Create a School-Wide

    Culture of Critical and

    Creative Thinking?

    “Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” Margaret Mead

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nz7avOfgDvE &feature=youtu.be

    http://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CAcQjRxqFQoTCI3frqCsr8gCFYU0PgodfagAxg&url=http://likesuccess.com/1012393&bvm=bv.104615367,d.cWw&psig=AFQjCNEETJ1w_53Nqz0jciWuqBuuhrXcvQ&ust=1444272277105580 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nz7avOfgDvE&feature=youtu.be

  • WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

    • Creative problem solving is an essential skill for successful global citizens in the 21st century.

    21st Century Skills

    • Higher order thinking skills help students construct meaningful understandings of the curriculum.

    Construct Meaning

    • Strategies are engaging for students and teachers!

    Student Engagement

  • generate new ideas

    combine ideas

    defer judgment

    visualize

    analyze

    predict use evidence to support thinking

    logical reasoning

    Critical Thinking

    Creative Thinking

  • CRITICAL AND CREATIVE THINKING ARE INTERRELATED PROCESSES ESSENTIAL TO

    PROBLEM SOLVING

    Critical thinking involves logic and reasoning

    skills

    Creative thinking involves

    constructing something new

    Creative thinking requires divergent thinking (generating many unique ideas) and then convergent thinking (thinking critically to combine those ideas into the best result).

  • Creative and Critical Thinking Slide Number 2 What are the benefits? Slide Number 4 Critical and Creative Thinking are interrelated processes essential to problem solving Slide Number 6 Slide Number 7