#MYPChat Approaches to Learning: Creative Thinking Skills Cluster

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Welcome! Let us know who you are, your role and if it's your first time. What's your favourite metaphor or analogy? #MYPChat #CriticalThinking

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We'll use the Q1/A1 format in the chat, so please let us know which question you're referring to with A1, A2 etc. The moderator will try to keep up with the questions.The #CriticalThinking Cluster of ATTL includes skills in interpretation, analysis, problem-solving, and evaluation.
Q1. What does #CriticalThinking look like? How do we know? #MYPChat
Q2. Where is #CriticalThinking already used in your #MYP classes? #MYPChat
Q3. What is the role of knowledge in #CriticalThinking? #MYPChat
Q4: What are your favourite resources or strategies for teaching #CriticalThinking skills? #MYPChat
Q5. Free discussion and sharing experience/resources with the Creative Thinking Cluster. #MYPChat

Where to begin with teaching Critical Thinking. Click for WAY more information.

  • MYP: From Principles to Practice (pre-publication), pages 90 onwards.
  • OCC link: pre-pub FPIP
  • ATTL Wikispace, Creative Thinking Cluster: ATL resources wikispace
    • If this is OK'd as fair use, we can use the wikispace to develop a community resource for teaching and mapping the Approaches to Teaching and Learning.

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Each skills cluster has a set of defined skills that can be developed.
Example: (Source: OCC link: pre-pub FPIP)

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Sorry - Stephen forgot to Storify this one before it ran out. It was a pretty quiet week, though.