also it seems not to mention curiosity as a basis for 'a critical thinking process', only perplexity or puzzlement: “The emotions that drive a critical thinking process are perplexity or puzzlement, a wish to resolve it, and satisfaction at achieving the desired resolution....". as far as I know (and I have been involved in teaching since 1979) healthy children/students have a massive sense of curiosity, which is different from both 'perplexity' or 'puzzlement'. we should not tinker with healthy children's social-emotional processes and let them first develop their experiences. guidance perhaps, but nowhere near anything 'public'!

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Mr. Droz:

I just read “The Art of Critical Thinking” by Hazard Lee.

an Air Force F-16 combat and instructor pilot.

An exciting read ……with examples of real-time high-stress-combat,

he details the key steps to quickly and accurately assess

the best solution to a problem.


Keith Moore


CastleLight Energy Corp.

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Don't overlook Article 26.3 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which lefties love:

"Parents have the prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children."

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Thank you for this. My husband is currently running for school board and my daughter is a teacher in the same district. This is very helpful!

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