Critical Thinking

Middle School Subject
Computers Media Skills

This course is a challenge-based learning course where students collaboratively explore research to identify a problem or challenge that is important or of interest to them.  A problem or challenge can be service oriented, direct, indirect, advocacy or design orientated with the goal of creating a better version of a product or designing a new product to address the identified challenge.   Students are challenged to develop 21st century skills in the areas of collaboration, communication and problem solving using critical thinking and creativity.   Students will be empowered through opportunities in experiential learning, individual awareness and self-evaluation, collaboration, collection of evidence through exploration and individual choice.