"Up and moving, working together and building critical thinking skills through "which one doesn't belong?" This is a Scoot Activity and students get excited about these because they know "Scoot" means they will be doing an activity that involves moving around the classroom." Mrs. Spicher
According to a University of West Florida article, "Critical thinking specialist G. Randy Kasten believes that the ability to think critically will benefit students throughout their lives. It "is one skill separating innovators from followers." The definition of critical thinking is not universally agreed upon, but Kasten says "it is merely the ability to understand why things are the way they are and to understand the potential consequences of actions."