Critical thinking, teaching the controversy, and unproven belief roundup

By |2020-01-05T23:16:20-05:00January 16th, 2009|Blog|

Louisiana: On January 13, 2009, Louisiana’s Board of Elementary and Secondary Education passed a policy that gives teachers more leeway to use materials outside of the science textbooks. Supporters say this would foster critical thinking in students, critics says that this is merely a guise for permitting creationism in classrooms. Crack the code: how “critical thinking” is used to support [...]