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.

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Build and customize your own assessments! Itematica gives Georgia educators a truly comprehensive online K−12 assessment solution, with access to content from Inspect® that includes a Living Item Bank with more than 60,000 rigorous test items written to the Georgia Standards of Excellence.

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Build and customize your own assessments! Itematica gives Texas educators a truly comprehensive online K–12 assessment solution that includes 60,000+ rigorous test items written to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) curriculum standards.

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Build and customize your own assessments! Itematica gives educators a truly comprehensive online K−12 assessment solution, with access to content from Inspect® that includes a Living Item Bank with more than 100,000 items written to today’s rigorous college- and career-ready standards.

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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.

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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.

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Address 100% of the Michigan Standards for English Language Arts and integrate the 9 Traits of Critical ThinkingTM with ThinkUp! ELA, a resource that supports students as they master content and thinking skills. Packed with high-interest reading selections and engaging activities, this curriculum helps students progress beyond comprehension to build critical thinking skills and strong vocabularies. Easy-to-implement les...

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ThinkUp! ELAR (Grades 1−8) introduces the focus TEKS and the Critical Thinking traits that support students as they learn, practice, and master the TEKS concepts. ThinkUp! ELAR includes Getting Started, Instruction, Assessment, Intervention, and Extension components that help teachers engage and accommodate all learners.

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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.

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Address 100% of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and integrate the 9 Traits of Critical ThinkingTM with ThinkUp! Math, a resource that supports students as they master content and thinking skills. This curriculum helps students build critical thinking skills and connect math to the real world. It also unpacks and explains all the standards and gives teachers access to proven instructional strategies for p...

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Address 100% of the Michigan Standards for Mathematics and integrate the 9 Traits of Critical ThinkingTM with ThinkUp! Math, a resource that supports students as they master content and thinking skills. This curriculum helps students build critical thinking skills and connect math to the real world. It also unpacks and explains all the standards and gives teachers access to proven instructional strategies for planning c...

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Address 100% of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and integrate the 9 Traits of Critical ThinkingTM with ThinkUp! Science, a resource that supports students as they master content and thinking skills. This curriculum helps students build critical thinking skills and connect science to the real world. It also unpacks and explains all the standards and gives teachers access to proven instructional strategies...

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ThinkUp! Writing (Grades 4 & 7) addresses 100% of the Writing TEKS and integrates the 9 Traits of Critical Thinking™ that support students as they learn, practice, and master the TEKS concepts. 

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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