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CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS-- SELECTED RESOURCES

Keeley Library     August 26, 2000 
See also 
  • Big Six Assignment Organizer for Grades 7-12
  • Thinking Skills Guides
  • Student Guide: Teach a Lesson
  • Information  Literacy
  • See also related topics:
    Rubrics
    Point of View
    Showing a Video
    Graphic Organizers
    Evaluating Online Resources
    Advertising Techniques
    Visual/Media Literacy
    Film and Video Techniques

    BACKGROUND

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    SELECTED SUBJECT HEADINGS

    sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.
    Critical Thinking Learning, Psychology of.  Thought and thinking--Study and teaching. 
    Creative Thinking Social Problems Educational Games
    Statistics Criticism Critical thinking--Problems, exercises, etc. 

    THINKING SKILLS / PROBLEM SOLVING   BROWSING GUIDE
    See our guide,Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

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    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
     As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to http://www.sailsinc.org.   Use Site Index or Frame Menu to locate databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

    SELECTED BOOKS ABOUT CRITICAL THINKING

    Thinking  Strategies 370.152 N464 2000
    Teaching for Successful Intelligence 370.152 S839 2000
    Teach them Thinking 370.152 F655 1986
    Visual Tools for Constructing Knowledge 370.152  H995 1996
    A Field Guide to Using Visual Tools 370.152 H995 2000
    Active Learning, 101 Strategies to Teach Any Subject 370.1523  S 582 1996
    The Cooperative Think Tank, Graphic Organizers to Teach Thinking in the Classroom 370.152 B436 1990
    The Cooperative Think Tank 370.152 B436 1992
    Catch Them Thinking in Science 507.12 B516 1993

    VARIOUS POINTS OF VIEW ABOUT  TOPICS

    See also the Opposing Viewpoints Debate Topics  See also  the Congressional Digest Debate 
    See also the  Taking Sides Debate Topics  See also the Annual Editions Outside Readings 
    See also the CQ Researcher Debate Topics See Evaluating Web Pages  for guidelines.
    See also the Periodicals Databases links  for  articles expressing various points of view about topics.
    See the Jackdaw Kits, which have "Think for yourself" questions, primarily in the Social Sciences, but also in other topics.

    THINKING SKILLS WEB SITES
    Classified Web Resources Used for the Topic Guide Web LInks

    Study Guides and Strategies from U. of St. Thomas  Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum Project 
    Mission critical  (logic) Critical Thinking Theory, Practice, Evaluation 
    Democaracy Project "Read Between the Lines" Dissect an Ad; Interpret a Debate; Analyze a Poll, Evaluate a Platform
    Big Six Assignment Organizer for Grades 7-12 Teaching Information Literacy, the Big Six Approach
    Oregon School Library Information System  OSLIS  ICYouSee: T is for Thinking 
    St. Agnes Library Big Six Project Pages.  How Stuff Works
    Kathy Schrock Guide -Thinking Skills Page How Can I  Integrate the Internet into My Teaching? 
    From Now On, the Educational Technology Journal WEB QUESTS, Creating Web-Based Lessons 
    Safety Resources Information Score California Language Arts Activities Bank \
    A Web Quest About Evaluating Web Sites
    Squire's Researchers' Page
    Although intended for elementary students, this is an excellent resource for teaching the Big Six  research thinking process.
    Higher Order Thinking Skills page.
    Also intended for elementary students, this home page ncludes the key words and questions teachers might use in assignments.
    Rats Packs  This is a commercial site which sells research kits keyed to the levels of Blooms Taxonomy. Teaching and Learning with Microsoft: Instructional Resources 

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    Jane Constant, Reference Librarian
    Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
    September, 1978  to  June, 2001