Assessing Critical Thinking in Middle and High Schools: by Rebecca Stobaugh

By Rebecca Stobaugh

This functional, very powerful source is helping heart and highschool academics and curriculum leaders strengthen the talents to layout tutorial projects and tests that interact scholars in higher-level severe pondering, as prompt via the typical center kingdom criteria.

Real examples of formative and summative tests from various content material components are integrated and exhibit tips to effectively elevate the extent of severe considering in each lecture room!

This e-book is additionally a very good source for greater schooling college to take advantage of in undergraduate and graduate classes on overview and lesson making plans.

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Language arts: Students rewrite the ending of a book by brainstorming possible endings or listing various modern-day adaptations to an older text. ◆◆ Science: Students create hypotheses explaining why the results of an experiment came out a certain way. ◆◆ Math: Students identify all the possible ways to solve a complex, realworld problem. ◆◆ Vocational education: Students examine all the different ways to launch an advertising campaign for a new technological device. Another option is for students to record many different ways to solve a community problem.

2. Select four colonial actions that showed the colonists’ discontent with British government. 3. Using primary sources, explain how each action addressed each criterion for helping the colonists achieve independence. Level 6: Create The final level of Bloom’s taxonomy is the Create level. At this level learners are organizing information in a new or different way. This stage requires creative thinking. Silva (2008) states that “college students, workers, and citizens must be able to solve multifaceted problems by thinking creatively and generating original ideas from multiple sources of information” (p.

What other options does a student have to deal with the conflict besides violence? Here are some other examples: ◆◆ Math: Students select which senior trip would be the best for students in their school based on established criteria and then develop a budget. ◆◆ Language arts and social studies: When studying historical figures or characters in a novel, students could identify who would be their friend based on criteria. Another Critiquing instructional task is having students self-assess or peer-assess assignments according to the assignment rubric.

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