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Visibility of eTwinning Projects Group July 2014 Newsletter ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 10 Team-Building Games That Promote Critical Thinking: http://www.teachthought.com/teaching/10-teambuilding-games-that-promote-critical-thinking/. You can of course find more on the web! Conclusion As a result of the fact that students can learn these critical thinking moves, classes can be designed so that students learn to think and develop skills and abilities essential to creative thought. Students can learn to think geographically, economically, biologically, chemically, in courses within these disciplines. In principle, then, all students can be taught so that they learn how to bring the basic tools of disciplined reasoning into every subject they study. To sum up, all students can be taught so that they can create innovative eTwinning projects by using effectively and improving their creative thinking skills. We are not so far away from that fact. Critical thinking activities (suggestions): - 81 Fresh & Fun Critical-Thinking Activities, Engaging Activities and Reproducibles to Develop Kids’ Higher-Level Thinking Skills (by Laurie Rozakis): https://talesfromthepen.wikispaces.com/file/view/8 1+Fun+Critical+Thinking+Activities.pdf; - 50 Activities for Developing Critical Thinking Skills (Dr. Marlene Caroselli): http://spers.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/50activities-for-developing-critical-thinking-skills.pdf; - Critical Thinking Worksheets: http://www.teachnology.com/worksheets/critical_thinking; References: Barahal, S. L. (2008). Thinking about thinking: Preservice teachers strengthen their thinking artfully. The Phi Delta Kappan, 90(4), pp. 298- 302. Retrieved April, 14, 2013, from http://www.jstor.org/stable/20446094 Bates, T.A.W. (1995). Technology, Open Learning and Distance Education. New York, NY: Routledge. Crawley, R. M. (1999). Evaluating CSCL – Theorists’ & Users’ Perspectives. Retrieved April, 14, 2013, from http://www.bton.ac.uk/cscl/jta[/paper1.htm Cropley, A. (2006). Creativity: A Social Approach. Roeper Review, 28(3), 125-140. Davis, G. (1992). Creativity is forever. Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt. Dewey, John. (1910). How we think. Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath & Co. Glaser, E. M. (1941). An Experiment in the Development of Critical Thinking. New York, Bureau 31