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Final app6 21

  1. 1. Critical Thinking Canvas<br />Critical Thinking Canvas<br />Pbl <br />
  2. 2. Development of Critical Thinking Skills<br />Carolyn Bonham-Shears-Walden University<br />SOUTH CAROLINA BUSINESS EDUCATION CONFERENCE: 2011<br />
  3. 3. Today’s Student and Business <br />Dayton Business Journal, 2011<br />52% teens -Show no interest in manufacturing labor<br />21% are ambiance about working<br />61% states that they want a professor career<br />14% states that they want to work a physical job<br />17% they have issues with making money<br />
  4. 4. How can teachers help?<br />
  5. 5. What is critical thinking?<br />
  6. 6. Refers to a higher-order thinking that questions assumptions. It is a way of deciding whether a claim is true or false by evaluating assumptions and arriving at a reasonable hypothesis. <br />What is critical thinking?<br />www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/critical_thinking#meaning<br />
  7. 7. Today’s Students<br />Reflects the cultural diversity in American society<br />Requires thinking skills <br />Need help to thinking critically because it helps them adjust to changes<br />Need their minds stretch to answer hard questions and thinking critically lay foundations for life learning<br />Need technology skills<br />
  8. 8. Today’s business <br />Wants to employ people who think critically<br /> Bob Schoenberg states “ It is not enough to hire someone with a MBA (Schoenberg,2009). <br />www.criticalthinkingbusiness.com<br />
  9. 9. Most teachers <br />
  10. 10. Why is this so important?<br />
  11. 11. Stage to Success<br />Your Text Here<br />
  12. 12. The Thinkers<br />Stage 6: The Accomplished<br />Stage 5: The Advanced Thinker<br />Stage 4: The Practicing<br />Stage 3: The Beginner<br />Thinker<br />Stage 2: The Challenged<br />Thinker<br />Stage 1: The Unreflective Thinker<br />
  13. 13. STAGE 1<br />
  14. 14. The Unreflective Thinker<br />
  15. 15. STAGE 2<br />
  16. 16. The Challenged Thinker<br />
  17. 17. STAGE 3<br />
  18. 18. The Beginning Thinker<br />Implication: Class discussion, using collaboration tools,<br />Such as blog, and wikis<br />
  19. 19. STAGE 4<br />
  20. 20. The Practicing Thinker<br />
  21. 21. STAGE 5<br />
  22. 22. The Advanced Thinker<br />
  23. 23. STAGE 6<br />
  24. 24. The Accomplished Thinker<br />
  25. 25. Discovering Thinking <br />Students need to know to effectively take charge of their thinking<br />Thinking is driven by questions, questions, and meanful facts<br />When we reason through problems , become better thinkers<br />When we learn together as developing thinker (collaboration)<br />Thinking help us to grow<br />
  26. 26. How to use these Stage Theory?<br />Problem Base Learning is a important tool for the classroom<br />Problem Base Learning is builds strong stage present<br />Problem Base Learning is develops relevant intellectual traits<br />Problem Base Learning develops critical thinker into thinkers for life<br />
  27. 27. PBL and Critical Thinking<br />
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  29. 29. Project Based Learning Provides<br />A multiple entry point strategy and varied and multiple possible solutions<br />A focus on universal challenges with local solutions<br />An authentic connection with multiple disciplines<br />An opportunity to develop 21st century skills<br />The purposeful use of Web 2.0 tools for organizing, collaborating, and publishing<br />http://ali.apple.com/cbl/index.html<br />
  30. 30. WHERE CAN I LEARN ABOUT PBL?<br />
  31. 31. http://www.bie.org/<br />
  32. 32. http://www.intel.com/education/video/pbl/content.htm<br />
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  34. 34. http://www.edutopia.org/project-learning<br />
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  36. 36. PBL and Critical Thinking Development in Action online<br /><ul><li>Online learning promotes development of critical thinking (Palloff and Pratt)
  37. 37. Integrating technology into teaching is a very powerful way to promote critical thinking theories
  38. 38. PBL transforms the teacher into a facilitator and the student into a doers
  39. 39. Critical thinking applications</li></li></ul><li>PBL in Action<br />
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  43. 43. Conclusion<br /><ul><li> Critical-thinking development is a skill
  44. 44. As thinkers- we must practice and practice and practice to become an Advance thinker
  45. 45. As educators we must discover our own “thinking”
  46. 46. Learning what stage in the development of thinking can benefits everyone
  47. 47. Remember- if the human mind is left alone , it will do what is easy
  48. 48. Connecting PBL will develop students critical thinking to a higher stage level of learning
  49. 49. Online tools through collaboration and software games are sources to critical thinking stages</li>

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