When the phrase critical thinking has appeared throughout my high school and college career several things come to my mind. One of the things I think of the most when the phrase appears is sitting in a silent room and being forced to brainstorm. While in high school there were several times where we had critical thinking time, where we had ...view middle of the document...
This helped us start on our paper instead of being thrown into something blindfolded.
While teachers would make us use our critical thinking skills I always thought of it as more then just a demand. I believed critical thinking also means to think outside the box. Writing is more than just looking something up in a book or on the internet and putting it into content, I believe its using your own words and own mindset on things. This helps broaden our thoughts to what we put on paper and helps us become a better writer. While critical thinking may be tougher for some, everyone has the ability to think deeper into different topics.
Furthermore if it weren’t for critical thinking the world would be a boring place to live in. It would be like no matter whom you would talk to they would all speak the same and would have the same thoughts. So in other words critical thinking means change, different and unique.