The Foundation for Critical Thinking Moves to Bring Critical Thinking to Schools

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The Foundation for Critical Thinking, international authority on critical thinking, announced a new program bringing critical thinking training to schools. With 80% of adults thinking schools should teach critical thinking skills, the Foundation for Critical Thinking wants to bring the training to school-age children everywhere.

The Foundation for Critical Thinking, international authority on critical thinking, announced a new program bringing critical thinking training to schools. With 80% of adults thinking schools should teach critical thinking skills, the Foundation for Critical Thinking wants to bring the training to school-age children everywhere.

Linda Elder, President of the Foundation for Critical Thinking, argues that we should embed critical thinking into the heart of the curriculum. Dr. Elder outlines steps to emancipate the minds of a new generation. Dr. Elder believes this should be the age of reason, but that we are failing to foster the intellectual skills that could liberate student minds.

Meet Dr. Linda Elder
Dr. Linda Elder is an educational psychologist and a prominent authority on critical thinking. She is President of the Foundation for Critical Thinking and Executive Director of the Center for Critical Thinking. Dr. Elder has taught psychology and critical thinking at the college level and has given presentations to more than 20,000 educators at all levels. She has co-authored four books, including “Critical Thinking: Tools for Taking Charge of Your Learning and Your Life”. She has co-authored eighteen thinker’s guides on critical thinking and co-authors a quarterly column on critical thinking in the Journal of Developmental Education.

For more information, visit: http://www.criticalthinking.org.

Dr. Linda Elder is available for interviews.

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