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If you're behind a web filter, please make sure that the domains *.and *.are unblocked.It’s difficult to create a collection of critical thinking resources without talking about failures in thinking, so here’s A Logical Fallacies Primer in Power Point format. The Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Test (it’s not free, but you can check out some samples here) 5. A Printable Flip Chart For Critical Thinking Questions (probably easier to buy one for a few bucks, but there it is nonetheless) 11. 6 Facets of Understanding by Grant Wiggins and Jay Mc Tighe 13. 20 Questions To Guide Inquiry-Based Learning, a 4-step process to guide learning through inquiry and thought 16. How To Bring Socratic Seminars Into Your Classroom, a 7-minute video by the Teaching Channel 18.How To Teach With The Socratic Seminar Paideia Style, a PDF document by the Paideia that overviews 19. Create Debate, a website that hosts, well, debates 21.Session 2: Creating Effective Conversation Prompts & Tasks (August 9-15) – This session focuses on how to look at a lesson, envision the conversational opportunities, and craft effective prompts for back and forth conversations between students.Session 3: Preparing for Effective & Efficient Formative Assessment of Conversations (August 16-22) – The session prepares participants to (1) set up an assessment plan for assessing and reflecting on observations of paired student conversations, (2) provide right-now feedback to students during their conversations, and (3) reflect on conversation assessment to improve teaching and assessment.The Teach Thought Taxonomy for Understanding, a taxonomy of thinking tasks broken up into 6 categories, with 6 tasks per category 2. An Intro To Critical Thinking, a 10-minute video from wireless philosophy that takes given premises, and walks the viewer through valid and erroneous conclusions 8.A Collection Of Research On Critical Thinking by 3. Why Questions Are More Important Than Answers by Terry Heick 9. Examples Of Socratic Seminar-Style Questions (including stems) from 15.A Rubric To Assess Critical Thinking (they have several free rubrics, but you have to register for a free account to gain access) 24.25 Critical Thinking Apps For Extended Student Thought 25.Schleuter comments that, “Professors of literature, science, psychology, economics and so on must reflect on how they think as scholars and researchers within their own disciplines -- and then explicitly teach those cognitive processes to students.If there is one thing that we know for sure, it is that thinking skills, general or otherwise, can’t be learned if they’re not taught in as overt a manner as other content in college courses”.