Higher Order Thinking (HOT) Assessment (Why? (Increase student achievement…
Higher Order Thinking (HOT) Assessment
Metacognitive thinking (thinking about the thinking involved in learning)
Where thought processes are needed to solve problems and make decisions in everyday life
Where mental processes are needed to benefit from instruction, including comparing, evaluating, justifying and making inferences.
Increase student achievement
Increase student motivation
Greater depth of knowledge
Wider range of skills
Broader grasp of processes
Increased adaptability and flexibility
How to foster HOT skills? : through TASK
entail some sort of transition or tension between ways of thinking
challenging and engaging
include both independent and collaborative tasks
should contain approaches that are within the ability range of the learners, and
should challenge learners to think logically, reason, be open-minded, seek alternatives, tolerate ambiguity, inquire into possibilities, be innovative risk-takers and use their imagination.
Who involved in applying HOTS?
Teachers : Develop HOTS in classroom by giving the students opportunities to widen their knowledge and stimulates the student's thinking
Students : The one who apply HOTS