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Helping children learn critical thinking skills from a young age

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You might assume that critical thinking skills would be a standard part of the educational curriculum throughout elementary and secondary school, but you would be wrong to think that, and a little reflection shows why. If young children are taught critical thinking skills, then they will apply those skills in their daily life. However, their teachers, school administrators, and parents may have beliefs, values, and ideas that don’t withstand much in the way of critical thinking, so the program of teaching such skills would, in many cases, prove very unpopular and be shut down.

However, if you want such a program, let me recommend the CoRT program. It’s been used in multiple countries and it does work. From the link:

Written by LeisureGuy

25 May 2017 at 12:07 pm

Posted in Education

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