Critical Thinking Skills

"It's not what you do, it's how you think". The 4 cognitive skills that are the future of human work.
On the 1st February this year my eldest child started school. One day, during the orientation week, I visited a classroom for year 5 and was struck by what was pinned on the wall.

High value critical thinking skills:

  • Ability to make strategic decisions
  • Align on what success looked like
  • Consider opportunity cost
  • Look for data for and against their hypothesis
  • Write down criteria to choose between options and discussion

Skills for the 21st Century

Critical thinking, creativity, communication, collaboration

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