Teacher's Guide to Critical Thinking Skills

Build students' ability to evaluate, reason and explain

Critical Thinking Skills are key to the ability to evaluate an argument, test the logical reasoning of others, or develop your own ideas. They are a corner stone of the ability to communicate ideas clearly and rationally, so are a significant strategy for raising academic standards.

This course will give practical examples of how you can enhance your teaching by incorporating Critical Thinking Skills into your lessons, leaving pupils challenged and motivated.

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for all Secondary teachers.

What You Will Learn

The course aims to:

  • Engage delegates with both simple and complex arguments, investigating the role of truth, facts and judgments
  • Examine the use of Critical Thinking Skills to build compelling arguments
  • Provide delegates with a framework to support the development of Critical Thinking Skills amongst their students
  • Give examples of best practice, drawn from a wide range of subjects