Browsing Category

Science

Creative Thinking Critical Thinking Differentiation Growth Mindset Makerspace Our TpT Products Professional Learning Project Based Learning Science

What About Critical Thinking Challenges?

What do you do when you want to challenge students, but you also want them to learn? We give them critical thinking challenges. Critical thing requires many skills-problem solving, collaboration, design thinking, and perseverance. When a critical thinking question is carefully crafted, you can get students to explore learning outcomes while having fun and being engaged in their learning at the same time. Continue Reading

Creative Thinking Critical Thinking Our TpT Products Science

Design an Electrical Game Board

Electrical Game BoardAs ninjas we are always looking for ways to teach our students new skills like problem solving and critical thinking without the students KNOWING we are teaching them skills like problem solving and critical thinking.

As part of our science curriculum, students in Alberta have to design and build devices that use electricity, so we came up with an electrical trivia game and the best part is students ENJOY it!  We challenged them to design a board game that would use an electrical circuit to check if an answer to a trivia questions was correct or not.  Some students thrived Continue Reading