Critical thinking can be defined as “learning to think better by improving one’s thinking skills.” Individuals who are critical thinkers use the thinking process to analyze (consider and reflect) and synthesize (piece together) what they have learned or are currently learning. Unfortunately, much of everyone’s thinking tends to be biased, imprecise, unclear, uninformed or prejudiced.
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Here are 8 key points to consider as you plan your next team project so that you get the buy-in and commitment you need from your team, while they benefit from professional and personal growth and a sense of achievement and empowerment as the project unfolds towards a successful completion date. Create a shared
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The following article entitled ‘What makes some preschools better than others?’ by Alice Park (Time Magazine, 25 August 2011) reinforces what we already know about the importance of creating early childhood environments that support the development of language and linguistic skills and the significant impact this has on future academic success. What are your thoughts about
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