As you know I believe that we need to teach critical thinking skills to our children. I do not believe that we need to shove information into their brains, test them, and then base their success in life on the scores they receive. The culture and climate of a school can kill critical thinking skills and creativity.
Here is someone you should know: Suli Breaks He does a great job sharing concerns many of my clients share with me.
These are two powerful poetic videos that get to the heart of the importance of critical thinking. We really need to look at our schools and evaluate if they are meeting the needs of all students. Are we really providing students with appropriate educations?