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Teaching Students Philosophy Will Improve Their Academic Performance, Shows Study | Big Think


A recent study demonstrates significant benefits of teaching young students philosophy.
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VeggieTales Creator Says Christians Fear Teaching Critical Thinking Skills Because ‘Our Kids Will Actually Use Them’


VeggieTales Creator Says Christians Fear Teaching Critical Thinking Skills Because ‘Our Kids Will Actually Use Them’
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Study: There Are Instructions for Teaching Critical Thinking | Big Think


A new study says critical thinking is a teachable skill, but who is going to teach it?
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Teaching human evolution at the University of Kentucky: There are some students I’ll never reach.


This essay is adapted from a piece originally printed in the March/April 2015 issue of Orion. Request a free trial issue of Orion here. To teach evolution at the University of Kentucky is to teach at an institution steeped in the history of defending evolution education. The first effort to pass an anti-evolution law…
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