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Using Thinking Routines to Teach Students How to Learn Science

May 7, 2024 by Judy Higgins

All teachers have experienced the dreaded silent ‘no response’ from students when you ask them ‘what do you think about this?’ If this is a challenge you know about firsthand, ask yourself – what am I expecting from my students when I ask them to think? Thinking routines are used to help students understand what’s expected of them and to learn how to think critically. They show students that there are many different ways to think and help them build the confidence to engage in the classroom.

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