Displaying items by tag: critical thinking

Knowledge and skills

  • Earth and space
  • Measurement
  • Asking questions
  • Creative thinking
  • Critical thinking

The enormity of space is difficult to explain to children but fear not help is at hand... prepare to be amazed!

Knowledge and skills

  • Outdoor and adventurous activities
  • Problem solving

You don't need to go white-water rafting, mountain climbing or canoeing. Try these fun ideas that are a little easier on your adrenaline levels.

Knowledge and skills

  • Art and design techniques
  • Speaking and listening
  • Critical thinking
  • Enquiry skills
  • Creative thinking
  • Listening
  • Presenting
  • Research

The Green Man mystery is a great way to involve children in caring for and investigating trees and woodlands, says educational writer Christine Lee.

Knowledge and skills

  • Critical thinking 
  • Cooking and nutrition
  • Living in the wider world

Food waste in the Western World is a major issue and at a time when half the world goes hungry, the idea that that we waste so much food...

Knowledge and skills

  • Asking questions
  • Critical thinking
  • Research
  • Changes within living memory
  • Cooking and nutrition

Fish and chips are one of the national dishes of the UK. During WWII they were not rationed and helped keep up morale on the home front. Learn more about this classic food.

Knowledge and skills

  • Significant individuals in history
  • Significant events in history
  • Enquiry skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Working as a team

Introduce Captain Scott's epic voyage to the South Pole with our audio resource.

Knowledge and skills

  • Story characters
  • Speaking and listening
  • Critical thinking
  • Role play and drama
  • Storytelling
  • States of matter
  • Algorithms
  • Creating simple programs

Chris McDonald, headteacher and educational writer, combines ICT and critical thinking in this seasonal snowman story.

Knowledge and skills

  • Animals
  • Research
  • Using secondary sources
  • Asking questions
  • Note-taking
  • Working in teams
  • Critical thinking
  • Presenting

Turn your class into super sleuths with an enlightening fact-finding mission that will really get their ‘little grey cells’ working.

Show the children the risk assessment form you use for school visits.

Track Monkey Kings behaviour as the story develops. Is he a goodie or a baddie?

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