Critical Thinking

The ability to interpret, analyze, synthesize, or evaluate information, issues and ideas and apply creative thought to formulate an opinion, solve a problem or reach a conclusion.

Key Indicators

  1. Student selects and uses information appropriately to investigate a point of view or conclusion.
  2. Student formulates and articulates a position.
  3. Student evaluates concepts and information to support an opinion, solve a problem or reach a conclusion.
  4. Student articulates a logical conclusion and identifies implications and consequences.
  5. Student integrates different ideas and concepts within a position.