Developing critical thinking is vital for supporting children to become independent learners.
This fun, practical book is very easy to use in the classroom and is designed to help children: Understand key critical thinking concepts. Understand different types of reasoning and knowledge in all areas of the curriculum.
Draw on their natural wonder and curiosity to engage in philosophical discussion.
Develop reasoning skills in relation to moral dilemmas and the choices of every day life.
Implementing critical thinking across the curriculum is challenging, involving securing substantial agreement on the nature of critical thinking, areas of prospective application, degree of need for a separate course, and the nature of coordination, including leadership, a glossary, selection of courses for incorporation, avoidance of duplication and gaps, acquiring required subject matter, and assessment of the total effort, teaching methods used, and decrease or increase in retention of subject matter.
Critical Thinking Across The Curriculum
Annotation Learning how to be critical and think for one's self are key development steps in the education process.
For sophomore/senior level-courses in Maternal Child Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Home Care Nursing, Medical Surgical Nursing, and Mental Health Nursing; requires a prerequisite course in Fundamentals of Nursing.
Written by a leader in the movement to incorporate critical thinking skills into the classroom learning environment, this innovative and insightful workbook contains 92 real-life cases that address all aspects of nursing care—assessment, analyzing data, planning care, evaluating benefits and possible consequences of care, and more.
This book is intended for use in any course emphasizing critical thinking as an approach to excellence in thinking and learning.
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