Daily Archives: July 9, 2014

An Integrated Critical Thinking Framework for the 21st Century

Critical thinking is a metacognitive process that, through purposeful, reflective judgement, increases the chances of producing a logical conclusion to an argument or solution to a problem. Instruction in critical thinking is becoming exceedingly important because it allows individuals to … Continue reading

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Asking Questions – Critical Thinking Tools

The study aims at highlighting the way in which the theories of critical thinking from the last 25 years may be exploited in the school practice from primary education. By exploiting the didactic experience and practice from the psycho-pedagogic experiment … Continue reading

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Developing Young Thinkers – Enhancing children’s Thinking Skills

It is increasingly popular to ‘teach’ thinking skills in schools. A diverse variety of programmes exist to support practitioners in this task, and some research has been gathered on the effectiveness of individual approaches. However, the difficulties when assessing the … Continue reading

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Large Scale Systems and Fuzzy Cognitive Maps

Large scale systems (LSS) have been traditionally characterized by a large number of variables, nonlinearities and uncertainties. Their decomposition into smaller, more manageable subsystems, possibly organized in a hierarchical structure, has been associated with intense and time – critical information … Continue reading

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