Critical Thinking

Documentary Examines Schools That Emphasize Critical Thinking

« 'Backpack Full of Cash' Documentary Fuels Controversy Over School Choice | Main<p>| No comments<p>Here's a thought: What if there were more critical …

Education

Identify Sectors And Develop Employees Accordingly

Cost of Education is rising fast. However, cost of anything is always relative to the value it brings to an individual.Eupheus Learning, an Ed-tech …

Learning

There Is No Nibiru: Ending The End Of The World Talk

The end of the world is back, or more accurately, it never stopped being a thing. According to the latest predictions from Christian prognosticator and “researcher” David Meade, who believes the Biblical End Times is tied to the appearance of an as-yet hidden planet named Nibiru or Planet X, “the …

A Voting-Based System for Ethical Decision Making

The problem of ethical decision making presents a grand challenge for modern AI research. Arguably the main obstacle to automating ethical decisions …

Machine Learning

From AI to VR: Why technology is needed in the classroom

From Artificial Intelligence to Virtual Reality, navigating the modern technological world can feel like being the protagonist of the latest sci-fi …

Education

Why do smart people do foolish things?

Intelligence is not the same as critical thinking, and the difference matters<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>We all probably know someone who is intelligent, but does surprisingly stupid things. My family delights in pointing out times when I (a professor) make really …

Emotional Intelligence

Perfect Critical Thinking Article For TOK Classes Published Today – Here Is How I’m Going To Use It

It’s a joy to teach IB Theory Of Knowledge classes, and I feel very lucky to be able to teach three periods of it.<p>Scientific American today published …

Teaching

Incorporating Critical Thinking in Higher Education: A Bangladesh Perspective

In this regard, Martin Davies and Ronald Barnett in their edited book titled <i>The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Thinking in Higher Education</i> shows “the …

Education

Inside Pseudoscience And Conspiracy Theories

Renowned skeptic Dr. Steven Novella, host of "The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe" and author of the NeuroLogica Blog, joins the Curiosity Podcast to …

The computers being trained to beat you in an argument

University of Dundee<p><b>Humans are used to being outdone by computers when it comes to recalling facts, but they still have the upper hand in an argument. For now.</b><p>It has long been the case that machines can beat us in games of strategy like chess.<p>And we have come to accept that artificial intelligence …

Artificial Intelligence

Ask right questions, get answers you want

Have you ever been asked a question but didn’t understand exactly what was being asked? Have you ever been prepared to ask a question but didn’t know …

Employment

One on One with Markus - Pierre Zundel

Growing up, Sudbury's Pierre Zundel says he had a pretty normal relationship with his father, but learned very quickly there were certain topics …

Virginia Institute of Finance

<b>Problem solving and decision making</b><p>Definitions and tools: an overview<br>• Traditional problem solving<br>• The importance of proper problem understanding<br>• Problem …

Root Cause Analysis

Criticizing Critical Thinking -Education & Teacher Conferences

Over at Newsweek, Alexander Nazaryan wants to vex you. Here’s a sample:<p>Only someone who has uncritically mastered the intricacies of Shakespeare’s …

Education

Six steps to deciding how to vote on same-sex marriage

"You're concerned with two or more things and you think they're both good but they seem to be demanding different votes," Beard says.<p>You might be …

Equality

How Can We Know What is True? And What Is BS? Tips from Carl Sagan, Richard Feynman & Michael Shermer

Science denialism may be a deeply entrenched and enormously damaging political phenomenon. But it is not a wholly practical one, or we would see many …

Culture

Critical Reading — Teaching Kids to Discern Real Information from Fake News

The other day, I asked my newly minted fifth grader how she would know if something she read was real or fake. She stopped for a second and then told …

Fake News

48 Critical Thinking Questions For Any Content Area

48 Critical Thinking Questions For Any Content Area by Ashley McCann Critical thinking is the heart and soul of learning, and–in our estimation …

Cheat

12 Online Classes to Build Intellectual Character

01<p>of 08<p>What Is Intellectual Character?<p>The biggest mistake learners make is viewing intelligence as a fixed attribute. You’re either smart or you’re …

Learning

Brain Workout

We use alphabets habitually without realizing how they help us make words. These puzzles focus on the word-making feature of alphabets.<p>Try these ten …

Puzzles

As Victorian MPs debate assisted dying, it is vital they examine the evidence, not just the rhetoric

Assisted dying in Australia is no longer a matter of “if” but “when”. Will the “when” be 2017 through the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill likely to be …

Ethics

The ‘nation’s report card’ says it assesses critical thinking in history — but NAEP gets an F on that score

The National Assessment of Educational Progress is often referred to as “the nation’s report card” or the “gold standard” in student assessment because it is seen as the most consistent nationally representative measure of U.S. student achievement since the 1990s and because it is supposed to be …

Education

Six Ways to Inspire Confident, Contagious Faith in Your Kids

Last year in an interview with CT, first-time Olympian and gold medalist swimmer Maya DiRado reported that when she started “questioning [her] …

Parenting

The Difference Between Open-Minded and Close-Minded People

Why is it that some people seem to make constant progress in their professional and personal lives, while others appear to be doomed to repeat the …

Self-improvement

Are graduates prepared for the job market? Rethinking Africa's university model

Across Africa, students arrive on campuses full of hope that a university degree will improve their lives. The reality is far less certain.<p>In 2014, a …

Education

How better education has built a more secular Britain

It’s official: the people of Great Britain have lost faith.<p>New research from the British Social Attitudes survey reveals that 71% of young people are not religious. Overall, 53% of the population in England and Wales are non-religious.<p>It is the first time that following a religion has been a …

Atheism

Soft skills build better leaders: The power of critical thinking

In today’s fast-paced and highly-competitive business environment, even the smallest bad decision can have disastrous consequences. To be defined as …

Education

Moral education, critical thinking and discursive discourse

The new school year has brought many changes. Perhaps the most significant of those changes is the introduction of the new moral education classes. …

Education

5 Mindsets to Bring Positive Change Across Society

To contribute to human progress, it is not enough to be intelligent, resourceful, or well-connected. Those are all factors that play a significant …

Emerging Technology

Three Powerful Maxims from Right-Thinking.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Thinking is the true business of life, power is the result, writes Charles F. Haanel. It is estimated …

Positive Thinking