Thinking

Thinking Tip Sheet (2011)

This document provides tips for improving thinking skills, with a focus on problem solving, making decisions, and planning and organizing tasks.

The authors have also provided a set of practice exercises to improve thinking skills. The first three exercises focus on understanding a problem; identifying potential solutions; and choosing the best solution.

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2013-09-06

Thinking Self-Assessment (2011)

This document is part of a series of self-assessment tools prepared by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) to help individuals evaluate their Essential Skills. This self-assessment focuses on problem solving, decision making, and job-task planning and organizing.

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2012-07-06

Casino Thinking Skills: Essential Skills for the Gaming Industry (2010)

This workbook is part of a series developed during a two-year project initiated by the Canadian Gaming Centre of Excellence (CGCE), a subsidiary of Manitoba Lotteries.

The first section of the workbook offers a review of thinking skills in general, touching on such topics as thinking critically; making decisions; solving problems; and finding information.

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2012-03-05

Community Essential Skills (2010)

This document, one in a series of Essential Skills Fact Sheets published by the NWT Literacy Council, focuses on community skills. Those skills are defined as reading, document use, writing, numeracy, oral communication, thinking, working with others, computer use and lifelong learning.

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2010-02-25

Organizing Information to Help with Memory (2009)

Lesson Plan 9

This lesson plan, part of the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) Essential Skills series, is aimed at learners who want to improve their memory skills. It introduces strategies like mapping and categorizing for improving memory. The lesson plan includes games to test memory and activities that require grouping words into categories.

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2009-10-14

On the Job: Essential Skill of Thinking (2006)

People coming from different cultures and school systems have developed different ways of thinking and processing information. In some cultures significant use of memory is stressed more than in others. Decision making is discouraged in cultures where a top-down management style is favoured. In other countries secretaries still manage timetables and schedules with the result that some managers have not developed job task planning skills.

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2009-06-30

Defining Essential Skills (2009)

Essential Skills, as researched and defined by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), are the skills needed for work, learning and life. They provide the foundation for learning all other skills and enable people to evolve with their jobs and adapt to workplace change.

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2009-06-24

Defining Essential Skills (2005)

In this short document prepared by Human Resources and Social Development Canada, the nine Essential Skills are defined and explained. Information on these nine skills - reading, writing, numeracy, document use, oral communication, computer use, continuous learning, thinking, and working with others - is presented in table format. In addition a definition, typical applications and a workplace example of each skill is provided.

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2008-04-11

Academic Studies English - Clear Thinking (1999)

Support Materials and Exercises

This is one of a series of support modules intended for the use of adults improving their literacy skills. Each module is matched to objectives and teaching points outlined in the Basic Academic Upgrading Curriculum Plan (English) (BAU-ENG) and/or the Intermediate Academic Upgrading – English Curriculum Plan (IAU-ENG), both New Brunswick Community College documents.

This support module may be used with IAU-ENG 1.4, Clear Thinking.

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2005-10-28

Idaa Trail (2003)

Lessons from the Land: A Cultural Journey through the NWT - Study Guide

This study guide was developed to be used with an interactive online learning resource called Lessons from the Land (www.lessonsfromtheland.ca ). This online learning resource tells all about The Idaa Trail, a traditional route that the Dogrib people of the Northwest Territories travelled from Great Slave Lake to Great Bear Lake. It also gives information on the traditions and cultures of the Dogrib people.

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2004-06-14
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