For a long time I have been concerned about trying to help students develop their critical thinking skills. I have read articles, watched videos, and simply thought about the process. The article that I have linked to below is one of the very best that I have seen that addresses this issue. If you are a teacher and want to help students develop these skills, take some time to read this and think about it. One of the things I particularly like about this article is that it addresses things that can be done in the asynchronous online environment.
Click HERE for the article.