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Thinking Skills

Scope Note: 
Interrelated, generally "higher-order" cognitive skills that enable human beings to comprehend experiences and information, apply knowledge, express complex concepts, make decisions, criticize and revise unsuitable constructs, and solve problems -- used frequently for a cognitive approach to learning that views explicit "thinking skills" at the teachable level
Category: Learning and Perception
Broader Terms
Cognitive Ability
Skills
Narrower Terms
N/A
Use this term instead of
Cognitive Skills
Higher Order Skills
Reasoning Skills
Related Terms
Abstract Reasoning
Basic Skills
Cognitive Development
Cognitive Processes
Cognitive Style
Communication Skills
Comprehension
Concept Formation
Convergent Thinking
Creative Thinking
Critical Thinking
Decision Making
Decision Making Skills
Evaluative Thinking
Interpretive Skills
Intuition
Language Skills
Learning Modalities
Learning Processes
Learning Strategies
Listening Skills
Logical Thinking
Mathematics Skills
Mental Computation
Metacognition
Problem Solving
Productive Thinking
Reading Skills
Reflection
Research Skills
Science Process Skills
Skill Development
Study Skills
Visualization
Writing Skills
Added to ERIC: 4/25/1990