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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.


   12 minutes

   By: Colin Seale

   Educator-prep | K-12 educators

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