Learning Continuum of Critical and Creative Thinking (Version 8.4)

This element involves students creating ideas and actions, and considering and expanding on known actions and ideas.

Students imagine possibilities and connect ideas through considering alternatives, seeking solutions and putting ideas into action. They explore situations and generate alternatives to guide actions and experiment with and assess options and actions when seeking solutions. In developing and acting with critical and creative thinking, students:

  • imagine possibilities and connect ideas
  • consider alternatives
  • seek solutions and put ideas into action.

Level 1

Typically by the end of Foundation Year, students:

Imagine possibilities and connect ideas

use imagination to view or create things in new ways and connect two things that seem different

Consider alternatives

suggest alternative and creative ways to approach a given situation or task

Seek solutions and put ideas into action

predict what might happen in a given situation and when putting ideas into action