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Creativity and critical thinking

When children have opportunities to play with ideas in different situations and with a variety of resources, they discover connections and come to new and better understandings and ways of doing things. Adult support in this process enhances their ability to think critically and ask questions.

Use this document to reflect on the statements below:

Use the effective practice section to think about your own practice and identify areas you could improve

  • Use the reflecting on practice section to think about how each child’s development can be supported through their experiences

Read this paper about Sustained Shared Thinking.!App0hvSdYs8rgdh45oOkpTzDdzB5Fg?e=vtX4kM Consider:

  • What do the different theorists believe about Sustained Shared Thinking?
  • What are some of the techniques used in Sustained Shared Thinking?