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9 Critical Reading Skills That Many Scholars Claim You Lack

By darinlhammond, published on Jul 24, 2013

The debateI'll get right to it: The scholars who doubt your intelligence and reading skills are narrow dimwits. And, you have every right to tell them to attend to their own reading abilities. You are able to read critically in the form they desire, as well as reading in diverse ways.A faction of scholars have created a Brain Trust under the helm of Nicholas Carr, who escalated the debate with his 2008 article "Is Google Making Us Stupid?" in the Atlantic, which I have debated handley. Carr stated that digital media "supply the stuff of thought, but they also shape the process of thought. And... (more)

Tags: writing, critical thinking, higher education, psychology, reading, digital media, critical reading, reading skills

Practicum: Teaching Critical Thinking In The Machine Age

By L DeSilva-Johnson, published on May 26, 2009

...elements of a student's ability to access and participate in their own personal education (whether in the classroom or beyond) on a level neither they nor I would have imagined. 

What perhaps I will post later on with their permission is the responses to how these sorts of critical thinking, action, and writing exercises have affected the lives of these students far beyond my classroom -- both in terms of how they are approaching and "succeeding" in their other efforts both academically and professionally, with interpersonal relationships, and in terms of creating and... (more)

Tags: education, critical thinking, creativity, quantum theory meditation

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