Improving critical thinking using fairytales

Students at Ravenswood School for Girls in Sydney are investigating fairytales as part of their learning activities. David Freeman says that this is a great way of helping students improve critical and creative thinking skills.

Freeman recently gave AITSL (the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership) a snapshot of the program. See what he had to say in the below video.

How are you linking learning activities to a theme of interest to your students?

Do you provide opportunities for students to develop their critical and creative thinking skills?

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