Wondering how you can get kids to build critical thinking skills, but not sure how to do it? I have one simple answer for you: Op-Eds! Critical thinking is the process by which we analyze and evaluate our own and others' ideas. It involves breaking our thinking up into its component parts -- concepts, information,… Continue reading The only critical thinking assignment you’ll ever need!
This morning we hear from David S. Baker, student at the Academy of the Pacific Rim in Boston, Massachusetts, about his vision for a more just world. David's op-ed is an inspiring example of critical thinking, an interdisciplinary approach to learning, and the power of unleashing student voices. We hope that some of our readers will share… Continue reading Students Speak: How America Should Celebrate Columbus Day