Thought Forge: Investment in Critical Thinking

Publication Year:
2018
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Repository URL:
http://digital.sandiego.edu/solesmalscap/35
Author(s):
Hampton, Christian
Tags:
Critical Thinking; Education; Technology; Leadership Studies
thesis / dissertation description
Critical thinking is an essential part of holistic education. Research shows that it has benefits across curriculum. In both core subject areas and elective subjects alike, critical thinking benefits the development of the needed thought processes. Despite this it is woefully underrepresented in classroom. Thought Forge is a program designed to provide accessible and fun critical thinking curriculum through technology. Designed as a longitudinal difficulty scaffolding program, Thought Forge aims to assess, develop, and reveal critical thinking skills in students of all ages.