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Raising critical thinkers : a parent's guide to growing wise kids in the digital age / Julie Bogart.

"A guide for parents to help children of all ages process the onslaught of unfiltered information in the digital age". Education is not solely about acquiring information and skills across subject areas, but also about understanding how and why we believe what we do. At a time when online media has created a virtual firehose of information and opinions, parents and teachers worry how students will interpret what they read and see. Amid the noise, it has become increasingly important to examine different perspectives with both curiosity and discernment. But how do parents teach these skills to their children? Drawing on more than twenty years' experience homeschooling and developing curricula, Julie Bogart offers practical tools to help children at every stage of development to grow in their ability to explore the world around them, examine how their loyalties and biases affect their beliefs, and generate fresh insight rather than simply recycling what they've been taught. Full of accessible stories and activities for children of all ages, Raising Critical Thinkers helps parents to nurture passionate learners with thoughtful minds and empathetic hearts.

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  • ISBN: 9780593192283
  • ISBN: 0593192281
  • Physical Description: xxi, 325 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : TarcherPerigee, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2022]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-312) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1: What Is a Critical Thinker? Says Who? -- Separating the Facts from Their Fictions -- Curiouser and Curiouser: A Problem-Posing Education -- Keen Observation: Through the Looking Glass -- Critical Thinking Starts with Caring -- Identity: The Force to Reckon With -- Part 2: Read, Experience, Encounter: A Real Education. Reading: Up Close and Personal -- Reading: Go Slow to Go Deep -- Experience: Entering More Intimate Territory -- Encounter: Overwhelm That Overturns -- Part 3: The Rhetorical Imagination. The Surprising Role of Self-Awareness in Critical Thinking -- The Art of Interpretation -- The Courage to Change Your Mind.
Subject: Critical thinking in children.
Internet and children.

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Dillsburg Area Public Library Adults 153.4 BOG Nonfiction (Text) 34001001408499 Adult Area Available -
Glatfelter Memorial Library Adults 153.4 BOG Nonfiction (Text) 34216000940439 Adult Area New Checked Out 12/13/2023
Martin Library Adults 153.4 BOG Job Career (Text) 33454005867668 2nd Floor Checked Out 12/04/2023

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