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How to Teach Critical Thinking

How to Teach Critical Thinking

This is a strategy that should be modeled by a parent before asking your child to use it. Questions you may wish to ask your child:
  • What do you know about …. ?
  • Looking at the title, what do you think the book will be about?
  • What questions would you like to ask the author before you begin reading?
  • Does the topic of this book remind you of anything you know or have seen?
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HELP YOUR CHILD SUCCEED

HELP YOUR CHILD SUCCEED

Annette Kravick has been a teacher and guidance counselor for 40 years; and is the owner and director of ALL TUTORING since 1990. She has outlined some very important steps to:
  • Provide school supplies and a quiet place to study
  • Help your child set academic goals
  • Insist on daily attendance at school
  • Attend as many parent programs as possible
  • Participate in parent-teacher groups
  • Use rewards and consequences to encourage change
  • Encourage and model a healthy lifestyle
  • Help improve organizational skills
  • Monitor homework
  • Encourage Independent problem solving
  • Promote active learning by encouraging questions