School Climate & Safety Video

To Discourage Binary Thinking, Schools Need to Challenge Students on Their Beliefs

By Kevin Bushweller — September 6, 2022 2:03
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Public schools have been plagued by the same divisive issues that have divided the country for the last several years. Binary or either-or thinking makes it difficult for people to listen to or work with those with whom they disagree. Here, EdWeek Assistant Managing Editor Kevin Bushweller considers the importance of teaching students how to prevent this type of close-mindedness.

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Kevin Bushweller oversees coverage of educational technology and learning environments for Education Week.
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