Critical thinking is an essential skill for 21st Century learners, but it can be challenging to teach. In this course, we will use research-based best practices to discuss: filtering information, finding and evaluating sources, avoiding common pitfalls of misinformation, using logical reasoning strategies, and seeing the value in other points of view. In addition, this course includes teacher resources, like lesson plans and slide decks, to allow you to use the same content and activities with your students.
Enrolled users will earn 0.5 continuing education units (CEUs) upon completing the course.
The ability to manage time and work independently on a course, the ability to read content at a sixth grade level in a digital format (or accessibility tools to assist, like screenreader software)
In order to receive CEU credit for this course you must earn a score of 70% or higher on any quizzes.
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