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Here you will find links to articles that can help further the discussion on Critical Thinking in the EFL classroom. If you have a link you would like to share, please send it to us by using the contact form. We would love to add as many resources as possible for our members.

Please note that these articles may or may not represent the ideas of all members. They are posted here to further discussion and raise awareness of Critical Thinking as something we can implement in our classrooms and for our students.

(NEW): Getting critical thinking into the language learning classroom.

Past issues of CT Scan are available at the bottom of the page.

A Great Resource for Learning About Critical Thinking

A beginner’s guide to Critical Thinking (with practice!) can be found at this website. We encourage all members (and visitors to this site) to watch the series when then have time and complete the practice sections to help improve your reasoning thinking skills.

Again, the course (free!) can be found here.

Member Contributed Resources

Updated resources from Anna Isozaki: Media English / Sites for teachers

Using Blogs to Enhance Critical Reflection and Community of Practice author: Shih-Hsien Yang, National Formosa University

Content -Based Reading and Writing for Critical Thinking Skills in an EFL Context author: Meei0Ling Liaw of the National Teichung University.

Critical Thinking, an Extended Definition.

A link to an article on assessing CT skills in the EFL classroom.

Edutopia and an article on getting CT into the classroom.

A link to the ELTA Journal and an article with an introduction to CT and a proposed lesson plan. Article by: Elena Vdovina, Saint-Petersburg State Polytechnical University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia and Lourdes Cardozo Gaibisso, Secondary School, Montevideo, Uruguay

A blog with pod-casts for critical thinking in the EFL classroom. Produced by: David Gann and Nick Bufton

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