Critical Thinking 101
Don’t Teach the Topic Using Traditional Methods
Matthew Riggan is on the staff of the Sustainability Workshop and also teaches at Wharton School of Business…
He explains why a traditional approach to teaching students how to think critically is a bad idea, and in the last two paragraphs of Death by Elective, he offers some concise tips on how to create a critical thinking game plan.
Got a problem? There’s a course for that. Last week I was lucky enough to spend three days at the Aspen Ideas Festival, talking with and learning from entrepreneurs, engineers, …
Note: CNN recently profiled the innovative program, The Sustainability Workshop. A school started by an entrepreneurial upstart educator who believed he could make a difference by starting his own program for inner city youth from different cultures.