ERIC Number: ED440083
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Perspectives in Critical Thinking: Essays by Teachers in Theory and Practice. Counterpoints: Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Education, Vol. 110.
Weil, Danny, Ed.; Anderson, Holly Kathleen, Ed.
This publication presents essays that offer exemplary teaching practices and theoretical discussions concerning critical thinking. Covering a wide range of topics, the essays include a varied selection of readings that contemplate how teaching can become a powerful experience for both educators and students. The essays focus on classroom learning within a critical theoretical context and offer immediate strategies, techniques, and examples designed for educators interested in transforming learning into a profound experience. The essays are: "Introduction" (Danny Weil and Holly Kathleen Anderson); "Learning To Reason Dialectically: Teaching Primary Students To Reason within Different Points of View" (Danny Weil); "Making Critical Thinking Critical" (Joe L. Kincheloe); "Eight Critical Points for Mathematics" (Peter M. Applebaum); "Storytelling in the Classroom: Crossing Vexed Chasms" (Greg Sarris); "The Role of Service-Learning in Critical Thinking" (Nancy P. Kraft); "Inviting Youth into Civic Action" (Jenice L. View); "Becoming a Critical Teacher" (Raymond A. Horn, Jr.); "Using a Journal To Develop Reflective and Critical Thinking Skills in Classroom Settings" (Valerie J. Janesick); "Just Doing It: Towards a Critical Thinking of Visual Culture" (Kevin Tavin); and "Critical Thinking in Science--How Do We Recognize It? Do We Foster It?" (David B. Pushkin). (SM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Citizen Participation, Cognitive Development, Critical Thinking, Elementary Secondary Education, Journal Writing, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Service Learning, Story Telling, Student Attitudes, Thinking Skills
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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