Category: Critical thinking

Face masks feel fresh: How much “creative” is enough?

“How much “creative” is enough?” It is never enough, never be enough- I have an answer like that because of the requirement for this career, for me, creativity is one of the most important elements to become a teacher. Back in May 2020 when the Covid-19 lockdown in Ho Chi Minh City was lifted, we […]

Clay crewmates in camouflage: Where are they hiding?

With the popularity of the ‘Among Us’ game, I’ve designed this treasure hunt activity for my kids at home using the ideas of clay crewmate figures hidden somewhere around the house. Here are the procedures: 0 Rule explanation: Tell the kids that you’re going to play a treasure hunt activity. They will find 5 colorful […]

Bananas on the board: Is this art?

This critical thinking activity is inspired based on the story reported in the New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/07/arts/art-basel-banana-eaten.html. Students will take different roles to present their perspectives. Here are the procedures 1 Stick a banana on the classroom board. 2 Ask students to look at the banana, brainstorm and write down 1 or 2 words on […]