ERIC Number: ED436007
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Nov
Reflective Thought, Critical Thinking. ERIC Digest.
Shermis, S. Samuel
This digest concerns itself with the origin of reflective thought, the application of theories about reflective thought to classrooms, conflicts and issues, and a synthesis of the essential ideas. Sections of the Digest address origin of the idea of reflective thought, definitions of reflective thinking, questioning strategies, how to generate problems, examples of problem-setting in a first-grade or kindergarten classroom, and evaluation of reflective skills. (RS)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Definitions, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Problem Solving, Questioning Techniques, Student Evaluation, Thinking Skills
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication, Bloomington, IN.