A sneak peek at the book cover for Critical Thinking Essentials by Jonathan Haber coming soon from MIT Press.
Critical thinking about difficult issues identifies actual (vs. imagined or overblown) problems and effective ways to make things better.
When used in critical thinking, statistics are useful when trying to determine the scope of a problem, while anecdotal data puts flesh on those statistics.
Is there a way to apply the Principle of Charity to justify banning discussion of politics in the classroom?
Critical thinkers involved with civics education should ask ourselves if there might be any reasonable justification to limit discussion of political matters in the classroom
In a previous post in this series, I mentioned a critical-thinking process of deliberative discussion, one which leverages two linked uses of the word “deliberative.” A textbook definition of the term that describes it as “relating to or intended for consideration or discussion” gives the word a positive, if generic, […]
While good critical thinkers should avoid drawing too many conclusions from one example, analyzing a single case from multiple angles often generates insights that can be applied to broader issues. With that in mind, let’s continue to try to answer the question I posed last time: Did the Governor of […]
To see how detailed analysis of one aspect of the issue of academic standards can shed light on wider matters, let’s focus on answering one question that titles this piece: Is Florida really abandoning the Common Core?
The challenges faced by those dedicated to civic education and the teaching of critical thinking are very similar.
Answers to problems regarding education will come about through argumentation and deliberation, two critical-thinking skills that also happen to represent prized civic virtues.
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