MODALITĂȚI DE ABORDARE A GÂNDIRII CRITICE LA ȘCOLARII MICI DIN PERSPECTIVA VALORIFICĂRII COMPETENȚELOR-CHEIE
Vasilica BALERCĂ Moldova State University
The development of critical thinking skills has a crucial importance in education, research and student de- velopment at the age when the first skills of adopting an open mind are formed. Critical thinking is taking shape as a desire of current education, and its improvement represents an educational objective of major importance. Therefore, a restructuring of traditional teaching methods is required and the promotion of learning centered on the student, on his needs and on psycho-individual and age specificities. The change of vision implies a reorientation of the perspectives of instructional paradigms and a reformation of educational policies based on the valorization of key competencies.
Keywords: key competences, critical thinking, young learners, cognitive skills, knowledge, skills, attitudes.