M/J Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Learning

Middle school / Electives

This course teaches students how to find important information quickly, transfer it from short- to long-term memory, and perform better on assignments and tests. The course teaches students specific strategies to use in any content area in their academic studies to become more efficient learners. Students will feel confident in their abilities to link new information to what they already know. As 21st century learners, students have big demands on their time. This course helps them find balance and prioritize the things they need to accomplish, both short and long term. Finally, the most well rounded student is one who can think critically in all aspects of life, academic and nonacademic. Through real-world situations, students use oral and written communication to build better relationships and take pride in the ownership of their actions and words. Prerequisites: None. Credits 1.0