ERIC Number: EJ503819
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Linguistic Factors in Critical Thinking: Developing Thinking Skills in the Other Tongue.
Early Child Development and Care, v107 p35-43 Mar 1995
Argues that the meaning of the words of a language other than one's mother tongue lies neither in text nor picture but in the explanations provided to learners during acquisition of the language. Suggests that what is important in developing critical thinking in a second language is that concepts are supported with relevant discussions and exposure. (BC)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Edition: "Young Children as Emergent Philosophers."