Developing critical thinking is hard, as it’s easier to take the position of your friends, family, or public opinion.
Your friends may think that vaccines badly influence children’s health and you will think the same, just because your friends think so.
While a person that uses the first way will be trying to remember the given information in detail, the other one will actively interact with the obtained knowledge.
This doesn’t mean that one way is worse; critical thinking combines these two features.
In any case, you will be sure that you have your own position based on your own research and conclusions.
Essay writing is one of the best exercises to help improve critical thinking skills.
The basis of a critical thinking essay is to ask and answer the right questions.
Tutors usually pay attention both to the quality of the text and how a student develops arguments about a certain issue.
Analyze several articles related to the topic over the internet.
Mark several citations that you can cite in your essay.