ERIC Number: ED326849
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
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A Commitment to Critical Thinking.
Smith, Carl B.
Intended to help teachers define critical thinking/reading and to unfold opportunities and strategies for critical reading, this monograph discusses some of the practical issues that teachers face and summarizes some of the philosophical and psychological questions related to the teaching of critical thinking. Sections of the monograph include: (1) Critical Thinking and Reading; (2) The Social Process of Critical Thinking; (3) Research on the Effects of Cooperative Learning; (4) Promoting Critical Thinking in the Classroom; and (5) Changing Philosophies about Critical Thinking. (Three figures are included; a 32-item bibliography is attached.) (RS)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cooperative Learning, Critical Reading, Critical Thinking, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Education, Reading Research, Thinking Skills
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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