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Critical thinking and problem solving skills in mathematics of grade-7 public secondary students e emil c alcantara and joana marie p bacsa. Critical thinking skills are important because they enable students to deal effectively with social, scientific, and practical problems (shakirova, 2007, p 42. More than abcs: building the critical thinking skills your child needs for literacy success get more fun tips on building children's e's and p's during book reading read article. Of writing skills as well as personal qualities critical thinking critical thinking good critical thinking is systematic -like a.
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