Author (s): Borbenchuk I.М., Kovalska N.М., Chebonenko D.S.

Work place:

Borbenchuk I.М.,

PhD in Phylology,

Associate Professor of the Department of Theory, Practice and Translation of the English language,

National Technical University of Ukraine, Kyiv Polytechnic Institute named after Igor Sikorskyi, Ukraine;

ORСID: 0000-0003-3531-6884


Kovalska N.М.,

Senior lecturer of the Department of Theory, Practice and Translation of the English language,

National Technical University of Ukraine, Kyiv Polytechnic Institute named after Igor Sikorskyi, Ukraine;

ORСID: 0000-0002-1670-4446


Chebonenko D.S.,

undergraduate of the Faculty of Linguistics,

National Technical University of Ukraine, Kyiv Polytechnic Institute named after Igor Sikorskyi, Ukraine;

ORСID: 0000-0003-2071-2796


Language: Ukrainian

Scientific Herald of Sivershchyna. Series: Education. Social and Behavioural Sciences 2022. № 1 (8): 40–53


The article substantiates the need to use LEGO-technologies for the development of critical thinking.

The purpose of the article is to reveal the methods that allow using LEGO-technologies to influence the development of critical thinking.

Methodology. Consideration of the process of forming critical thinking skills on the example of playing LEGO. It was found that there are a number of techniques and operations that allow you to develop critical thinking skills through: establishing a connection between thinking and language; logical reflections; argumentation analysis; hypothesis testing; decision-making; assessment of the probability of the consequences of actions, etc. The theoretical and methodological basis of the study are didactic principles and theories of learning, LEGO-technologies and interactive teaching methods that ensure the development of critical thinking.

Results. The analysis of publications of domestic and foreign scientists was carried out, which allowed to identify different approaches to the characteristics of the concept of “critical thinking”, the quality of people who contribute to this process. It is determined that the formation of critical thinking skills with the use of LEGO-technologies occurs in the process of setting tasks and planning the algorithm of actions, creative approach to decision making. The key terms related to critical thinking are analyzed. It has been proven that the use of LEGO influences the development of critical thinking through the need to design, overcoming difficulties, solving complex problems, discussing projects and providing arguments, evidence, listening to others and correcting their mistakes, plan ..

Practical implications. The practical significance of the results is that there is both theoretical and practical significance, as the use of LEGO-technologies is important in the development of critical thinking of people of different ages through the interaction of language, different types of memory (episodic, semantic, motor, procedural, intensive) and imagination, ability to make decisions, self-analysis and work in a group. The developed four-component model of critical thinking development with the use of LEGO-technologies can be used to teach children of different ages and adults.

Key words: cognitive skills and techniques, formation of skills for analysis, action planning, creativity, LEGO game, desired result.


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