Mull Over Monday is a time we will encourage curiosity and creative thought, while working on "Critical Thinking Skills" like:
Inquiry - a seeking or request for asking the truth, information, or knowledge
Questioning - an act of instance of asking
Claim - an assertion of the truth of something
Evidence - the available body of facts or information indicating whether a belief or proposition is true or valid
Reasoning - the process of thinking about something in a logical way in order to form a conclusion or judgement. : the ability of the mind to think and understand things in a logical way.



Critical thinking
• is the ability to think clearly and rationally, understanding the logical connection between ideas.
• is the ability to think clearly and rationally about what to do or what to believe. It includes the ability to engage in reflective and independent thinking. Someone with critical thinking skills is able to do the following : understand the logical connections between ideas.
• is thinking about things in certain ways so as to arrive at the best possible solution in the circumstances that the thinker is aware of. In more everyday language, it is a way of thinking about whatever is presently occupying your mind so that you come to the best possible conclusion.



Critical thinking might be described as the ability to engage in reflective and independent thinking.

In essence, critical thinking requires you to use your ability to reason. It is about being an active learner rather than a passive recipient of information.

Critical thinkers rigorously question ideas and assumptions rather than accepting them at face value. They will always seek to determine whether the ideas, arguments and findings represent the entire picture and are open to finding that they do not.

Critical thinkers will identify, analyse and solve problems systematically rather than by intuition or instinct.

Someone with critical thinking skills can:


  • Understand the links between ideas.
  • Determine the importance and relevance of arguments and ideas.
  • Recognise, build and appraise arguments.
  • Identify inconsistencies and errors in reasoning.
  • Approach problems in a consistent and systematic way.
  • Reflect on the justification of their own assumptions, beliefs and values.



Challenge 10: Monday, December 11, 2017
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Challenge 9: Monday, December 4, 2017
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Challenge 8: Monday, November 27, 2017
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Challenge 7: Monday October 30, 2017
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Challenge 5: Monday, October 16, 2017
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Challenge 4: Monday, October 9, 2017
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Challenge 3: Monday, October 2, 2017
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In your teams

1. Review the picture

2. Look at the picture and analyze what you see?

3. Respond to 3 things:

• What is going on in this picture?
• What do you see that makes you say that?
• What more can you find ?
- Individually respond to the above as a discussion post using your name and section # as the title
- Number your responses 1, 2, 3
- Respond to 2 other post with your name and section number and feedback: Question, Agree/Disagree and reason, other

Challenge 2: Monday, September 18, 2017

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In your teams
1. Review the picture
2. Look at the picture and tell me what you see?
3. Think about 3 things:
• What is going on in this picture?
• What do you see that makes you say that?
• What more can you find ?

Challenge 1: Monday, September 11, 2017

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In your teams
1. Reveiw the picture
2. Look at the picture and tell me what you see?
3. Think about 3 things:
• What is going on in this picture?
• What do you see that makes you say that?
• What more can you find ?
Capt. Jennifer Lee, of the Air Force Honor Guard, presented the American flag to Terry Harmon,
the daughter of Elaine D. Harmon, at Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday.
Elaine Harmon served in the WASPs, the Women Airforce Service Pilots, flying for the
military in noncombat missions during World War II.

The Army finally allowed her burial at Arlington a year and a half after her death.
Gabriella Demczuk for The New York Times

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