Why schools should not teach general critical-thinking skills | Curio

Why schools should not teach general critical-thinking skills

9 mins | May 28, 2017

Education is thought of as a general preparation for real life and a range of future careers. The critical thinking skills that we learn are meant to be transferrable, useful in a wide range of situations. But what if we learn best when we’re taught something very specific? Writing in Aeon magazine, Carl Hendrick argues that critical thinking skills need not be taught in schools.

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From Aeon magazine