Standard Five: Knowledge of Classroom and Instructional Management 5.5 Understand the cognitive processes associated with various kinds of learning (e.g. critical and creative thinking, problem structuring and problem solving, invention, memorization and recall) and ensure attention to these learning processes so that students can master content standards. -6 skills to stimulate creative thinking
Critical thinking skills are what we want our students to develop. Without these skills we can not guarantee a sound and effective education that will enable our kids to seamlessly blend in tomorrow 's job market. Therefore, it is our responsibility as teachers and educators to fully understand the components of this set of skills in order to better focus on them in our instruction.:
Task cards and fast finisher activities based on Bloom's taxonomy. Have your students practice important thinking skills such as comparing, examining, ordering, judging as a fast finisher activity! It works with any topic or unit you are working with all year round.Use this resource in two ways - as whole class creative thinking lessons, or as independent fast finisher activities.