This guide is introduces critical thinking concepts and provides strategies for developing one's own critical thinking abilities. Its full color images and glossy format help capture the attention of today’s student while focusing on the essence of critical thinking as it applies to the world in which we now live. The skills implicit in this guide apply to all subjects. Teachers can use it to design instruction, assignments and tests in any subject. Students can use it to improve their learning in any content area. The guide focuses on how to analyze and assess thinking, as well as how to develop as fairminded thinkers. It can be used as a supplement to a textbook or as a stand alone, to teach the fundamentals of critical thinking.