The Impact of Using the First and Third Parts of the Cort Program on the Development of Critical Thinking for Talented Students in Tafila Governorate

Dr. Jehad .Abed Rabbo


This study aims to examine the impact of using some of the skills of the (CoRT) program on the development of critical thinking skills among a sample of talented students in King Abdullah II School of Excellence in Tafila Governorate. The sample consisted of 60 male and female students randomly selected. They were divided into two groups: an experimental group that consisted of 30 students exposed to the acquisition of the skills of the CoRT program and the control group that consisted of 30 students who did not study the program. The Watson Glaser critical thinking test was also applied. The results shows a statistically significant effect, at (α≤ 0.05), in improving the critical thinking skills of the students of the experimental group and shows a statistically significant effect on the test of critical thinking skills due to the variable of educational level and for the favor of the ninth grade. The study also reveals that there were no statistically significant differences in the test of critical thinking skills in relation to the the gender variable. The researcher recommends developing the teacher competencies to teach the skills of thinking in general and critical thinking skills, in particular, through the conducting of courses, seminars, and workshops in the CoRT program.

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