The Critical Thinking Initiative podcast is a response to the low critical thinking outcomes among U.S. students across all levels of education. Episodes focus on all areas related to meaningful education, with a focus on cutting-edge, research-supported ways to improve critical thinking in any discipline.
We're excited to welcome Zoe Weil from the Institute for Humane Education
Zoe is the author of The World Becomes What We Teach and is a notable TedX contributor. Zoe focuses her work on helping educators build "solutionaries" who tackle real world problems. Join us as we discuss the overlays...
A recent article in The New York Times argued that critical thinking is a dangerous "rabbit hole" and isn't the right tool for fighting "fake news." Dave and Steve discuss the article's alternative, and, of course, advocate for stronger critical thinking in media literacy.
Did you know that at any given point during an online lecture, 40% of students' minds are wandering? Join Dave and Steve to learn about "persistence" vs. "transience" in memory, and how to improve your learning outcomes.