Critical Thinking -- employment skills and strategies

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English language learners, this is a short presentation on the definition, purpose and application of critical thinking skills in your everyday life.

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  • 1.Thinking Critically Preparedby:G&RLanguagesApril,2014 OpenEducationalResources(OER) Images and photos courtesy of ClipArt 1 We cannot solve problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. Einstein Quotes: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/a/albert_einstein.html

2. Critical Thinking Definition Process Purpose Images and photos courtesy of ClipArt 2 3. Critical Thinking Is NOT: Automatic replies Unclear comments Uninformed responses Irrational statements 3 4. Critical Thinking It is: Clear Disciplined Rational Informed Open-minded 4Source: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/critical+thinking 5. Critical Thinking How do we learn? Become informed Examine all sides Evaluate information Broaden your horizons 5Images and photos courtesy of ClipArt and RZP 6. Critical Thinking Why is it important? 6 If you cant explain it simply, you dont understand it well enough. Source: Blooms Taxonomy 7. 7 Socratic Questions Critical Thinking http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/hrd/bloom.html Quotes:http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/a/albert_einstein.html 8. Thinking Critically Preparedby:G&RLanguagesApril,2014 OpenEducationalResources(OER) Images and photos courtesy of ClipArt 8 We cannot solve problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. Einstein