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Fun critical thinking activities - for students in any subject by monica dorcz | this newsletter was created with smore, teacher poses a question to the class. Each week presents a new activity that targets critical thinking skills while also teaching by principles: an interactive approach to language pedagogy. Section 2 why teach critical thinking in the classroom section 3 practical activities for integrating critical thinking into your language classrooms section 4.
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