Thinking Skills Activity: Observing

OBSERVING FOR DETAILS Bob Valiant, 11 March 2004 Thinking Skill Emphasized: Observing for Detail

Suggestions are given for teaching/learning the skill of observing for detail.

. . . → Read More: Thinking Skills Activity: Observing

Thinking Skills Activity: Observing

Observing Sequence Bob Valiant, 14 March 2004

Thinking Skill Emphasized: Observing Sequence

Activities for observing sequence are provided.

. . . → Read More: Thinking Skills Activity: Observing

Thinking Skills Activity: Observing

Observing Similarities and Differences Bob Valiant, 14 March 2004

Thinking Skill Emphasized: Observing Similarities and Differences

In this activity, students are asked to observe two or more things for detail, then identify similarities and differences.

. . . → Read More: Thinking Skills Activity: Observing

Thinking Skills Activity: Categorize

CATEGORIZE Bob Valiant, 15 March 2004

Thinking Skill Emphasized: CATEGORIZE

Grouping items into categories helps us make sense of data collections.

. . . → Read More: Thinking Skills Activity: Categorize

Thinking Skills Activity: Classify

CLASSIFY Bob Valiant, 15 March 2004

Thinking Skill Emphasized: CLASSIFY/CATEGORIZE

By grouping similar things together we are able to organize vast amounts of information into manageable chunks.

. . . → Read More: Thinking Skills Activity: Classify

Thinking Skills Activity: Analysis

ANALYSIS 1 Bob Valiant, 15 March 2004

Thinking Skill Emphasized: ANALYSIS

When we analyze a document we look for the important information.

. . . → Read More: Thinking Skills Activity: Analysis

Thinking Skills Activity: Analysis

ANALYSIS 2 Bob Valiant, 21 March 2004

Thinking Skill Emphasized: ANALYSIS

One aspect of analysis is to identify essential properties of a concept.

. . . → Read More: Thinking Skills Activity: Analysis