Critical Thinking | Fit Minds

By: Fit Minds  09-12-2011
Keywords: Cultural Events, Event Cards

Critical thinking is the basis upon which an individual thinks clearly and rationally about the issues of life. They are able to understand the logical connections between ideas. They also understand that because of cause and effect there are consequences to actions or decisions. They are able to construct and evaluate arguments and identify inconsistencies in reasoning. Critical thinking also gives an individual the skill set to reflect on their own beliefs and values, which is crucial to leading a meaningful life.

The following products are useful in gaining or polishing critical thinking skills:

This set contains fifty-two Timeline Cards highlighting historical and cultural events and personalities from the 20th and 21st centuries as well as eighteen life event cards to be customized by the individual for use in creating his or her own personal timeline. The cards are colour-coded to ease sorting. The black Timeline Cards refer to historical or political events; the green Timeline Cards highlight cultural events; the blue Timeline Cards focus on personalities; and the red Timeline Cards refer to events that changed daily life, such as disposable diapers and the microwave.

Keywords: Cultural Events, Event Cards

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