Creating a Classroom of Critical Thinkers, 49/180

Creating a Classroom of Critical ThinkersContributed by Katie Stehly, Middle School Social Studies Teacher

Ask lots of GOOD questions and have students uncover information informally by answering questions. But, I have learned it is ok to leave questions unanswered and have my students uncover the answers to their burning questions. By having students answer their own questions they gain the ability to critically think and problem solve. These are invaluable skills that they need for 21st century education and work-force.

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