What Kind of Thinker Are You

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Stages of Critical Thinking

Stages of Critical Thinking

Complete the matrix by identifying the six stages of critical thinking, describing how to move from each stage to the next, and listing obstacles you may face as you move to the next stage of critical thinking.

|Stages of critical thinking |How to move to the next stage |Obstacles to moving to the next stage | |EXAMPLE: |Examine my thinking to identify problems |Deceiving myself about the effectiveness of| | |that affect my thinking. |my thinking | |The Unreflective Thinker | | | |The Challenge Thinker |I am ready to face and identify my faults |Trick myself into thinking to self-justify | | |due to self-deception thinking. |to avoid a challenge. | |The Beginning Thinker |I recognize that if I train myself to think|Defending and protective thinking too | | |positive there will be no time for |shield from being hurt in any way. | | |self-deception thinking no matter the | | | |outcome I keep my sanity. | | |The Practicing Thinker |How realistic and strategic this plan of |Revert back to my old ways of thinking it | | |regular practicing to thinking positive |seems easier | | |will help me to keep thinking positive...
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