Teaching for Critical Thinking: Tools and Techniques to Help Students Question Their Assumptions

Teaching for Critical Thinking: Tools and Techniques to Help Students Question Their Assumptions

Abstract:

Stephen Brookfield builds on his last three decades of experience running workshops and teaching courses on critical thinking to explore how student learn to think this way, and what teachers can do the help students develop this capacity. He outlines a basic protocol of critical thinking as a learning process that focuses on uncovering and checking assumptions, exploring alternative perspectives, and taking informed actions as a result.

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Last updated on 06/05/2020