Spotlight on Critical Thinking

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Critical Thinking


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The Education Week Spotlight on Critical Thinking is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • Building purpose and meaning into learning
  • Teaching students how to learn efficiently
  • How to promote curiosity and critical thinking in the classroom
  • Encouraging students to think independently

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

Educators and researchers see strong links between classroom work that students find meaningful and their levels of engagement and motivation.
January 17, 2018 – Education Week

In Chesterfield County, Va., and other districts, educators are borrowing a project-management approach from the world of software development: "Scrum" meetings.
November 1, 2017 – Education Week

The best way to equip students for tomorrow's fast-changing workplace may simply be to teach them to learn how to learn, some experts say.
September 27, 2017 – Education Week

To succeed in a world of automation will require being as unmachinelike as possible, writes basic-income advocate Scott Santens.
September 27, 2017 – Education Week

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