“‘ Critical thinking’ used to be one of the goals of a liberal arts education, but wasn’t always a high priority, especially in the age of ‘teaching to the test,’ but now that the answer to any question is available through a web search—but the accuracy of the answers can only be determined by the questioner—the ability to assess the credibility of web information, and the mindset that encourages critical analysis, has become an essential survival skill for the Digital Age.”
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TEACHER RESPONSIBILITY STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY Focus Lesson Guided Instruction “ I do it” “ We do it” “ You do it together” Collaborative Independent “ You do it alone” A Model for Success for All Students Fisher, D., & Frey, N. (2008). Better learning through structured teaching: A framework for the gradual release of responsibility. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.