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Book excerpt: how to close the critical thinking gap for all students

Critical thinking is widely recognized as an essential skill for K-12 students to learn, yet not all students have equal opportunity to practice and acquire it. In this excerpt from the book Thinking Like a Lawyer: A Framework for Teaching Critical Thinking to All Students, author Colin Seale argues that there is a “critical thinking gap” that prevents students from low-income backgrounds, students from minority populations, and English language learners from having access to the high expectations and types of learning experiences that build critical thinking abilities.

   Article

   12 minutes

   By: Colin Seale

   Educator-prep | K-12 educators


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Principled Innovation asks us to work with others and recognize the limits of our own knowledge so that we can better understand and tackle the complex issues our communities face.

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