Critical thinking is more than just a simple thought process.
It involves thinking on a much deeper underlying level rather than just at the surface.
They need these skills while they go through school and for what they will need in their lives. With disruption driving workforce changes, human, business and digital skills were now considered foundational for the new economy, with an ‘ability to learn’ seen as a graduate’s most valuable asset.
Linked In Asia Pacific Senior Director Jason Laufer said the company used information from its 650 million members and 1.3 trillion bytes of data to predict future work trends.
Today’s workers will need to develop new skills and dispositions before they lose their jobs.
This involves dispositions that are a person’s inherent qualities of mind and character. If it is inevitable that certain jobs will be lost, then including mindset activities that encourage having an attitude of gratitude and developing a growth mindset.This view creates a love of learning and a resilience that is essential for great accomplishment.Virtually all great people have had these qualities.If you collaborate on a project, you need to know how to determine the best person for the task, support each other, brainstorm ideas, negotiate, and possibly compromise on issues.Did you experience these activities as a learner or a teacher?Download the audio tracks: 2.22 2.23 2.24 2.25 2.26 2.27 2.28 2.29Download the lesson Download the teacher's notes looks at different kinds of bias and encourages students not to take information at face value.Rather, they should learn to think critically and evaluate sources with reasoning.Download the lesson Download the teacher's notes This lesson explains what critical thinking is and why it is an important life skill.It also provides information about how to think critically and gives students the opportunity to put their own critical thinking into practice.I embedded this amazing video below from Prince EA “I just sued the School System!” I believe teachers, administrators, parents, and kids will find that this 6 minute video will help them get the conversations going around WHY they need to change the education system.