9 Traits of Critical Thinking

Teach the 9 traits that are characteristic of skillful critical thinkers: Adapt, Examine, Create, Communicate, Collaborate, Reflect, Strive, Link, and Inquire. By integrating these 9 traits across the curriculum, educators can build a school-wide thinking culture that supports student growth and achievement. Discover our resources that support the teaching of critical thinking.

Lay the foundation for student growth and achievement with a practitioner’s guide that shares the why and the how for building critical thinking skills in K-12 classrooms.

$24.95
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Team ThinkUp! introduces the 9 Traits of Critical ThinkingTM through the lenses of ELA, Math, and Science content. Authentic examples and cross-curricular activities teach students to apply the 9 traits in context and reflect on their thinking.

$100.00
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By using these wheels and the teacher guide, educators can help students develop and improve their questioning and thinking skills. Student engagement will increase with each lesson and they will take a more active role in their learning.

$4.95
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Build a school-wide culture based on the 9 Traits of Critical Thinking. Classroom and school culture shape students’ development as thinkers and learners. ThinkUp! Foundations guides educators as they create a thinking culture that promotes student engagement, deeper understanding, and a lifetime of learning.

$20.00
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“We were looking for something to meet the needs of our students, not just a retooled workbook. After reviewing Total Motivation, my teachers decided that Mentoring Minds hit the target.”

Emil Carafa
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Principal
Lodi, NJ