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Critical Thinking: How to Prepare Students for a Rapidly Changing World
In a world of shallow values, instant gratification, and quick fixes, this book is for those readers who see the benefit of intellectual traits, standards, and abilities that will enable them to cut through the propaganda, the information blitz, and make sense of the world. In this anthology of his major papers, Richard Paul explains how to help students become intellectua ...more
Paperback, 572 pages
Published January 1st 1995 by Foundation for Critical Thinking
(first published 1993)
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Some good ideas here. Paul and his foundation (Foundation for Critical Thinking) are some of the few who systematically approach the integration of critical thinking into K-12. The book is worth it alone just for the intellectual standards and elements of thinking. Such a systematic approach is sorely lacking in the current state of bureaucratic edutopia (look at the common core standards and you will find no standards that mean anything regarding critical thinking). On the downside, the book ca ...more