Thus, critical thinking helps improve one’s ability to apply logic in a fair and reasonable fashion.
We define critical thinking (CT) as the attempt to ensure that what one believes has a high probability of being accurate or true. The goal is for logical thinking to become a habit, influencing reasonable ideas, clear communication, and just behavior.
embodies critical thinking
Conveys an attitude of being committed to using inference, evaluation, and inquiry;
Employs fairness, self-regulation and clarity;
Intends to help one’s natural sense of intellectual curiosity evolve into a discipline of reflection.
practices methods of CT
Collects relevant information, interprets it, arrives at logical conclusions, and uses standards to assess these conclusions;
Raises simple and specific questions;
Thinks open-mindedly, considering contrasting perspectives.
applies critical thinking
Communicates effectively while arriving at solutions;
Allows reason to influence one’s acts in a fair and balanced way;
Persistently works towards self-improvement in relation to thought.
A well-cultivated critical thinker:
Our curriculum includes various lessons, exercises, assignments and projects that employ:
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