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Critical Thinking and Reflection

The following resources are designed to help you assess and develop your students' critical thinking and reflection skills.

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CRITICAL EVALUATION OF EVIDENCE

- Question, discuss, and critique Assertive Discipline theory - Identify the strenghts and weaknesses of the theory, and the contexts in which the strengths and weaknesses occur - Come to a reasoned conclusion about Assertive Discipline based on their evaluation

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CRITICAL THINKING CARD GAME

• Identify what critical thinking is • Apply critical thinking • Recall questions to ask of source material to aid critical thinking, reading and writing • Interpret and analyse subject information

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CRITICAL THINKING IN EVERYDAY LIFE

- Understand what critical thinking is - Understand how this is applied in a daily context - Understand how this skill can be transferred between different contexts

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EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS ASSESSMENT

To acknowledge the skill employers are looking for in new employees in the workplace. Learners will identify their personal employability skill level and critically reflect upon how they can provide evidence that they have gained employability skills from their life and learning experiences.

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LEARN HACKS

The animations are all based around the themes of productivity, curation, discovery, collaboration, impact and transferable skills. It is to highlight the many ways students can engage with technology to improve their learning experience.

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SIX STEPS TO SUCCESS

A presentation outlining a whole new approach to successful study. The six steps are: S = Study Techniques and practices O = Overview C = Creativity C = Communicate effectively E = Emotions R = Review, review, review Also includes a booklet for students' reference, and some suggested activities to follow the presentation.

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