Creativity and Critical Thinking

10 Strategies For Creativity and Critical Thinking

5 Strategies For Developing Creativity

  1. Seek Out Ambient Noise
  2. Widen Your Sphere of Information
  3. Try the Hierarchical Heuristic Method
  4. Move, Walk, Get Out Your Chair
  5. Create An Adhocracy

5 Strategies For Developing Critical Thinking

  1. Use "Wasted" Time Productively
  2. Choose A problem A Day To Work on When You have Free Time
  3. Internalize Intellectual Standards
  4. Keep An Intellectual Journal
  5. Redefine The Way You See Things

Ruby M. King

University of Phoenix

MED560: Secondary Teaching Strategies


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