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.