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Critical Thinking in Emergency Services Education: Teaching not just “how”, but “why”!
An emergency responder who is an independent thinking is a valuable commodity. It’s clear that critical thinking must be part of an education program in order to teach students to become intelligent, compassionate and skillful emergency responders. But how do we accomplish this within the constraints of current educational curricula? Critical thinking is vital not only for effective delivery of emergency services, but as a lifelong learning skill necessary for our students to excel as fire, rescue and EMS responders.
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Critical Thinking 101: Fundamentals and Foundations
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Critical Thinking in Education: Ideas for incorporating CT in your programs
Critical Thinking in EMS
Critical Thinking in the Fire Service
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