Perspectives in Critical Thinking: Essays by Teachers in Theory and Practice

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PERSPECTIVES
IN CRITICAL THINKING
Essays by Teachers
in Theory and Practice

EDITED BY
Danny Weil and
Holly Kathleen Anderson

PETER LANG
New York Washington, D.C./ Baltimore Boston Bern
Frankfurt am Main Berlin Brussels Vienna Canterbury

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Counterpoints ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Notes on Contributors and Editors ix
  • Introduction xiii
  • Learning to Reason Dialectically: Teaching Primary Students to Reason within Different Points of View 1
  • Summary: What Students Have Learned 20
  • References 22
  • Making Critical Thinking Critical 23
  • References 38
  • Eight - Critical Points for Mathematics 41
  • References 54
  • Storytelling in the Classroom: Crossing Vexed Chasms 57
  • References 74
  • The Role of Service-Learning in Critical Thinking 75
  • Conclusion 92
  • References 93
  • Inviting Youth into Civic Action 95
  • Abstract 95
  • Notes 128
  • References 133
  • Becoming a Critical Teacher 139
  • References 172
  • Using a Journal to Develop Reflective and Critical Thinking Skills in Classroom Settings 173
  • Introduction 173
  • References 186
  • Just Doing It: towards a Critical Thinking of Visual Culture 187
  • Introduction - Uncritical Critical Thinking 187
  • Conclusion - Hyper-Complexity and Self-Revelation 206
  • References 209
  • Critical Thinking in Science--How Do We Recognize It? Do We Foster It? 211
  • References 219
  • Counterpoints 221
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