The 9 Traits of
By Integrating These 9 Traits Across the Curriculum, Educators Can Build a School-Wide Thinking Culture That Supports Student Growth and Achievement
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Together, these 9 traits lay the foundation for promoting standards mastery, student achievement, and a culture of growth in the classroom. They will help develop critical thinkers who will be tomorrow’s leaders.
The 9 Traits of Critical Thinking™
I adjust my actions and strategies to accomplish tasks.
I use a variety of methods to explore and to analyze.
I use my knowledge and imagination to express new and innovative ideas.
I use clear language to express my ideas and to share information.
I work with others to achieve better outcomes.
I seek information that excites my curiosity and inspires my learning.
I apply knowledge to reach new understandings.
I review my thoughts and experiences to guide my actions.
I use effort and determination to focus on challenging tasks.
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An In-Depth Look at the 9 Traits of Critical Thinking™
Watch as Product Manager and former teacher and administrator, Ladona Cook goes in-depth with Mentoring Minds’ 9 Traits of Critical Thinking.
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