There are 5 components of 'How to Think'; Meta-Thinking, Linking, Analysing, Creating & Realising
'How to Think' - ACP - Linking is made up of 6 key characteristics:
The ability to see how what is happening in a particular instance could be extrapolated to other similar situations.
The ability to use connections from past experiences to seek possible generalisations.
Big Picture Thinking:
The ability to work with big ideas and holistic concepts.
The ability to move from concrete to abstract thought very quickly.
The ability to represent the problem and its categorisation in relation to more extensive and interconnected prior knowledge.
Seeing Alternative Perspectives:
The ability to take on the views of others and deal with complexity and ambiguity.
Meta-Thinking Analysing Creating Realising