Catch 22: Teach Critical Thinking, But Don't Do it Well


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Jun 25 2013 11 mins   21
Our guest this week points out that teaching critical thinking can be dangerous. Tune in to highlights and commentary from the 5/28/13 #Edchat on the challenges of teaching critical thinking. Follow:@blairteach, @tomwhitby @edrethink @bamradionetwork John Spencer is currently a sixth grade ELL teacher in a low-income urban school in Phoenix, Arizona. He blogs regularly at Education Rethink, writes a column for Kappan magazine and has written several books, including A Sustainable Start and Pencil Me In. Nancy Blair is a school improvement consultant who frequently worked with the High Schools That Work. Tom Whitby is contributing Editor at SmartBrief, founder of #Edchat,Twitter-Using Educators, and NYSCATE Network.