Posts about: Critical Thinking

A Magic Question?

Teaching is hard work. There is no such thing as a magic pill…


“There’s no such thing as a stupid question.” Really? Teachers…

Exit Slips: Your Ticket to Closure

Since the pacing of even our most well-planned lessons can be so easily interrupted, what can we do? Exit slips allow teachers the flexibility to bring closure to a lesson at any point—a helpful tool for those days when the time has gotten away from you.

Learning or Work: What’s the Focus of Your Classroom?

When I worked in the United States, I had the opportunity to…

Thinking in an “On-Demand” World

Our world is increasingly fast-paced. Everything around us, from…

Hands On Mathematics

“Struggling in mathematics is not the enemy, any more than…

Teach Through a Learning Simulation

Use simulations to solidify and expand learning

Developing Intellectual Virtues

Here are tools that teachers can use to help students develop intellectual virtues.