Coherent Learning System

The diagram shows the progression of learning skills through grade 8.

For example, first-grade children begin with pattern identification and by fifth grade learn to recognize main components so that by eighth grade they are mastering "Systems Thinking."

First-grade children begin with grouping by letter or number and by fifth grade and making visuals of information so that by eigth grade they are mastering " Organizational Thinking."

First-grade children begin with map making and by fifth grade are comparing new information to known so that by eighth grade they are mastering "Creative Thinking."

First-grade children begin with ordering and by fifth grade are distinguishing between fact and opinion so that by eighth grade they are mastering "Critical Thinking."

First-grade children begin with predicting outcomes and by fifth grade they are observing and recording so that by eighth grade they are mastering "Scientific Thinking."

 

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