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The Critical Advantage: Developing Critical Thinking Skills in School

William T. Gormley, Jr.
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard Education Press, [2017]
Language
English
ISBN
9781682530573, 1682530574, 9781682530580, 1682530582
Summary
"This book takes a look at the role of critical thinking in preparing students for college, careers, and civic life."--
Contents
  • 1. The critical-thinking movement
  • 2. Critical thinking, creative thinking, and problem solving
  • 3. Critical thinking and the brain
  • 4. Learning to inquire: college readiness
  • 5. Learning to solve problems: career readiness
  • 6. Learning to deliberate: civic readiness
  • 7. Critical thinking and the technological revolution
  • 8. A new division of labor
  • Appendix: Schools visited by author.
Description
244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-231) and index.
Technical Details
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