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Developing Critical and Creative Thinking: in Science

This National Strategies study guide offers tried and tested practical suggestions for teachers to use in the classroom when considering the teaching of How Science Works. A variety of tasks help teachers to focus on developing their own creativity and critical thinking, transferable skills which they can pass on to their students. There are also strategies for developing critical and creative thinking for teachers to try.

The National Curriculum of 2007 placed a strong emphasis on the development of skills for life and work, personal learning and thinking skills and using creativity and critical thinking in problem solving.

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