How To Engage Students with the 9 Traits of Critical Thinking
This on-demand webinar shows teachers how to engage students using digital tools to develop the 9 Traits of Critical Thinking. The participant guide, video for viewing on-demand, and supporting content are provided and free for teachers. We’re excited you’re here!
At Mentoring Minds, we believe critical thinking is fundamental to standards mastery. It’s important for teachers and students to develop a common language and understanding of critical thinking, so that thinking becomes visible.
Through years of research and expertise, we identified common characteristics of skillful thinkers and developed the framework of the 9 Traits of Critical Thinking:
In each section, we’ll identify development prompts and facilitation strategies.We’ll also talk about digital tools that develop and support the trait.
How do you show appreciation for different perspectives?
Are you willing to utilize different ways to find a solution?
Have students generate a variety of problem-solving strategies for a given situation.
Design activities or scenarios that require students to practice flexibility and shift or change their thinking.
Digital Tools to Develop + Support the Trait: Flipgrid (featured)