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The State of Critical Thinking: A New Look at Reasoning at Home, School, and Work

Lee Bouygues

Critical thinking has always been an asset. But in today’s increasingly digital and globalized world, robust forms of thinking have become a necessity. With more and more information at our fingertips, we have to be far more discerning about our choices and judgments. Just consider that in October 2018 alone, Twitter took down dozens of accounts that falsely posed as lawmakers.1 But despite the need for more critical thinking, our institutions have not done nearly enough to give students richer thinking tools. In too many schools, critical thinking is not taught to young people. What can be done?

Topic :  Critical thinking  
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Edition :  The Reboot Foundation  
Country :  United States 
Language  :  English 
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