CHAPTER FOUR: CRITICAL, CREATIVE AND PRACTICAL THINKING DISCUSSION 1. What is critical thinking? - Critical thinking is gathering information, main ideas and supporting evidence, examine, analyze and evaluate those parts and finally make connections. Be open minded so you could take opinions from other and may be it could help you get more information as you can from the library, radio, TV or internet then separate that information between ideas and evidence. Then create supporting examples, accurate opinions about the assignment, work on cause and effects. Ask yourself which of the information is more useful, link all the information. 2. What is creative thinking? - Create a new purpose or result others can generate ideas looking how is done “hands on” generate ideas that could bring changes, receive opinions from others be open minded. Try to work in groups so you could receive more ideas. Challenge assumptions; shift your perspective try new ideas. Ask yourself “what if questions” to be more sure. Work on your assignments in a place where you can feel comfortable, be curious in your wok don’t worry if you fail we are here to make mistakes so we can learn. 3. What is practical thinking? - Shape of your environment, so you can pursue important goals. Ask yourself questions about how to improve with practical thinking you are going to put in work all of your skills and what you had learn. You are going to use creative, critical and personal skills to understand better practical skills. Feel comfortable with yourself, manage your emotions and be more social, manage time, lean from failure, ask help to your instructors and advisor, use more of your strengths, and the most important. “BELIEVE IN YOURSELF”.