There are 5 components of 'How to Think'; Meta-Thinking, Linking, Analysing, Creating & Realising
'How to Think' - ACP - Meta-Thinking is made up of 4 key characteristics:
The ability to knowingly use a wide range of thinking approaches and to transfer knowledge from one circumstance to another.
The ability to monitor, evaluate and self-correct.
The ability to approach new learning experiences by actively attempting to connect it to existing knowledge or concepts and hence determine an appropriate way to think about the work.
The ability to articulate personal views based on evidence and where necessary defend them to others.