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Student learn to problem solve with difficult brain teasers, logic problems, and math word problems. Can do it weekly, bi-weekly. Can also be used as an exit card activity, or if students finish work early. Math Teacher, School Classroom, Teaching Math, Classroom Ideas, Physics Classroom, Classroom Displays, Teaching Ideas, Math Word Problems, Logic Problems

Problem of the week. Student learn to problem solve with difficult brain teasers, logic problems, and math word problems.

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We love would you rather questions for kids! These 48 fun questions are perfect for children ages 3-8.

Critical Thinking at a Glance "cheat sheet". "Tips and a free "cheat sheet" for incorporating critical thinking in your instruction. Get students responding and thinking with depth and complexity. Instructional Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Teaching Reading, Teaching Rules, Instructional Technology, Teaching Art, Guided Reading, Higher Order Thinking

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Tips and a free "cheat sheet" for incorporating critical thinking in your instruction. Get students responding and thinking with depth and complexity.

You have been hired by LEGOs to design and build a new toy! You have 90 minutes to build a prototype, design a magazine ad, and fill out a self-reflection journal with your Design Team! This collaborative, hands-on activity fosters team-building, critical Problem Based Learning, Project Based Learning, Thinking Skills, Critical Thinking, Teaching Science, Teaching Tips, Lego Activities, Learning Objectives, Gifted Education

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You have been hired to design and build a new toy that will be marketed across the nation this coming holiday season! Build a prototype, design a magazine ad, and fill out a self-reflection journal. Print and digital versions are both included, making this resource perfect for distance learning or ...

Bloom's Taxonomy critical thinking entry and exit ticket choices for Grades across the curriculum This is a hoot! Teaching Critical Thinking, Higher Order Thinking, Exit Tickets, 21st Century Skills, Blooms Taxonomy, Differentiated Instruction, Formative Assessment, Learning Styles, Teacher Resources

Bloom's Taxonomy Critical Thinking Entry and Exit Tickets

**230 Bloom's Taxonomy critical thinking entry and exit ticket choices for Grades 4-12 across the curriculum **82 slides projected or printed and used in a center or with a whole group throughout the year with any topic **practice and activities promoting remembering, understanding, applying, analyzing, evaluating, and creating **printables **various printable Bloom's Taxonomy critical thinking images for a critical thinking bulletin board **differentiated instruction and learning style…

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Teachers should keep the concepts above in mind when developing critical thinking activities for students in order to best meet the needs of highly left brain and highly right brain learners.

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First Day of School? Here’s How to Get Students Thinking

I didn’t waste the opening week of school introducing the course – my students solved murder mysteries. Here’s how I took simplified mysteries and turned them into a problem solving gam…

Here's an idea (from to try in your classroom tomorrow. 😊 "From popcorn to a Dogman to a flexible mind ❤️ to a whale, a gingerbread man, a piece of broccoli and so much more, creativity was flowing today! Thinking Day, Thinking Outside The Box, Creative Thinking, Future Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Classroom Organization, Classroom Management, Bell Work

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10.7k Likes, 438 Comments - Teachers Pay Teachers (@teacherspayteachers) on Instagram: “Here's an idea (from @selebrateyou) to try in your classroom tomorrow. 😊 "From popcorn to a Dogman…”

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Give kids a team challenge to solve to build problem solving skills, critical thinking, communication skills, and perseverance. Classroom Organization, Classroom Management, Behavior Management, Social Thinking, Critical Thinking, Team Challenges, Teaching Tools, Teaching Art, Cooperative Learning

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Well my family has made our move, and I will certainly be sharing all about my new teaching experiences in Australia! However, since there are still a couple of weeks before that time, I have a post I want to share from Michigan.

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Persuasive Ads to Analyze: Critical Thinking, Advertising Techniques, Library

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One of my main goals this year is to up the critical thinking skills of my group of talented and gifted kids. They are so "outside the box"...

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FUN Critical Thinking Activities

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Copy Me - A critical thinking activity for your preschooler using simple objects from around your house. Quick setup and very fun! Critical Thinking Activities, Toddler Learning Activities, Montessori Activities, Fun Learning, Montessori Homeschool, Preschool Scavenger Hunt, Preschool Class, Kindergarten Fun, Building Games For Kids

Copy Me - A Critical Thinking Activity - The Activity Mom

Copy Me - A critical thinking activity for your preschooler using simple objects from around your house. Quick setup and very fun!