Critical Thinking

  • Critical Thinking "The goal is not only to master content knowledge; it is to master the learning process" says Michael Fullen in his paper, A Rich Seam: How New Pedagogies Find Deep Learning" co-authored by Maria Langworthy (2014), This important re-imagining of the purpose of schools speaks to the need for our students and teachers to enter into a partnership in which they pursue issues in depth utilizing the breadth and variety of thinkers and experts available to them locally, regionally and internationally and available through the thoughtful utilization of technology.

    K-2 instruction around citizenship is built into the Washington Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills (WaKIDS) alignment.