Activities & Strategies

Additional Ideas for Understanding and Promoting Higher-Order Thinking


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Fake Facebook Posts

Click on the link above to take a fun – but challenging and somewhat disturbing – interactive quiz (from the New York Times, Sept. 4, 2018) to test your ability to distinguish fake posts from real ones. This requires parsing at a high level, which is a critical thinking skill. This is also a great example of how to assess higher-order thinking. I think an extended version of this quiz, or something similar, should be a major part of the SAT test!