Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2008

Article in Press

How to teach critical thinking: A blessing or a learning process?

Nani Barorah Nasution*

  •  Received: 18 March 2016
  •  Accepted: 08 June 2018
As we know everyone thinks; it is our nature to do so. But much of our thinking, left to itself, is biased, distorted, partial, uninformed or down-right prejudiced and it might lead to negative behavior. Yet the quality of our life, including how we learn and how we adapt to the various situation and that of what we produce, make, or build depends precisely on a quality of our thought. Shoddy thinking is costly, both in money and in the quality of life. Excellence in thought, however, must be systematically cultivated. This paper will review the critical thinking, about what is critical thinking skills? can it be trained through the learning process? Is gift contribution to critical thinking skills? What kind of learning process that can improve critical thinking skills? Through this paper, we can use some of the most important information to improve our critical thinking skills. We can start to train your critical thinking skill ability by screening information in this paper, some part perfect will be fit for you but perhaps in others part you need to explore more by reading and do some research to find the answer that you need.

Keywords: Critical thinking skills, active learning, gifted child, disposition.