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December 2010

Hacktivism for Cyber Democracy?

The Progress Report

The combination of computer programming skills, critical thinking, anger and disgust with prevailing corporate and government institutions can and probably ...Read the Full Article

Video about Tennessee Tech wins award?


According to the Cookeville Herald-Citizen, the video was about the school's involvement in a national critical thinking assessment project. ...Read the Full Article

Education foundation awards $12000 in grants for various projects?

Libertyville Review

Projects must meet the district's mission of teaching 21st century skills, as well as promote global awareness, creativity, collaboration, critical thinking ...Read the Full Article

Business boot camp helps prepare Alaska students for future?

Homer News

Instead of a typical classroom format, the program encourages students to take chances, use critical thinking skills, "try on" different career choices and ...Read the Full Article

Top nurse creates amazing program at WCC

Bellingham Herald - 11 hours ago

Finally, the program focused not just on quality care but also on caring for patients, critical thinking and learning about and respecting how family and...Read the Full Article

Purdue Calumet technology students fare well in packaging competition?

Purdue University Calumet News

In the race, participating teams visited exhibitor booths and applied technology and critical thinking to respond to problems and challenges companies ...Read the Full Article

KLE Law College adopts LSAT as Admission Test for 2011?


Critical-thinking skills, such as logical reasoning and problem solving, are the key to success in the practice of law throughout the world. ...Read the Full Article

Adult-ed restructuring brings encouraging results?

Louisville Courier-Journal

It includes enhanced orientation and advising, in which counselors work with students to set goals and work on problem solving and critical thinking before ...Read the Full Article

Ka'ana Mana'o: UH-MC works to better its work-force readiness?

Maui News

For 4367 students this fall, the University of Hawaii Maui College lays a foundation of academics, technical knowledge, critical thinking skills and other ...Read the Full Article

Mentors Helping Students Find Their Way At College?


"Most importantly, the opportunities offered will always be focused on critical thinking relative to academic and career related decisions for each of our ...Read the Full Article

Online math program pushing Union students?

Charlotte Observer

They work at their own pace while engaging in problem solving, games and other activities such as critical thinking, pattern recognition and numerical ...Read the Full Article

Zayed University and Khalifa University sign an MOU to strengthen ...?


... in quantitative and mathematical reasoning, analytical and critical thinking, communication, and are able to meet internationally recognized standards". ...Read the Full Article

Roshell: Stressed students chase the empty A?

Ventura County Star

Universities report that incoming students lack the critical-thinking and problem-solving skills required for college-level work — and for the job market ...Read the Full Article

USCA could face funding cuts in 2011

Aiken Standard

It is moving forward with a new initiative and course that promotes critical thinking. That will be followed later with writing-intensive courses to promote ...Read the Full Article

Foundation awards mini grants to teachers?

The Valley Chronicle

Tori Gorosave, at North Mountain Middle School, for the project “Hands-on Critical ThinkingTrays: Using Manipulatives to Increase Engagement and ...Read the Full Article

Decoding Economic Ideology

Monthly Review

Clever verbal tricks are relatively easy; contriving an entire intellectual structure to inhibitcritical thinking about society is more challenging. ...Read the Full Article

Test scores can't prove whether teacher experience matters

Washington Post

Their goals for schools include basic skills, critical thinking, arts and literature, preparation for skilled work, social skills, citizenship, and physical ...Read the Full Article

Arts Council brings programs to 15000 students, teachers?

Concord Independent Tribune

They are absolutely essential to education, developing critical thinking skills that are necessary for success in life.” This year's program kicked off with ...Read the Full Article

12 Ways Libraries Are Good for the Country

American Libraries

Library services and programs foster critical-thinking skills and information literacy. Nearly 100% of American libraries offer internet access and ...Read the Full Article

Dominion New England Presents $1.2 Million To Salem Public Schools

PR Newswire

... well-known program with more than 450 schools participating in this academic experience that combines scientific inquiry with critical thinking...Read the Full Article

Central Baldwin Education Foundation looks forward to a productive year

Gulf Coast Newspapers

... talented kids in our schools and we are trying to do what we can as a community to educate them and increase their critical thinking skills. ...Read the Full Article

USD Graduation: S.D. Board Of Regents CEO Gives Grads Simple Message

Yankton Daily Press

“It's a wise choice because you can expect to know your subject matter well, and you have developed skills in literacy and communication, critical thinking ...Read the Full Article

Great schools in hard times?

Charlotte Observer

In a great school system, arts and innovation will permeate every subject to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills. ...Read the Full Article

'Capturing the campus'?

UC Berkeley

"My intent is to provide a delicate balance of the study of photography with developing critical-thinking skills related to the unfolding controversies ...Read the Full Article

Q&A: A Tech Leader Builds a Business with Bite?


... work it wanted me to do in those early years required this and mathematics was a good indicator that I had or could develop critical thinking skills. ...Read the Full Article

Year End Tax Planning: Cash Flow is King?


The same critical thinking should be applied to your health plan; including taking advantage of pre-tax plans that allow you to pay for premiums before ...Read the Full Article

Thompson named Diversity and Equity Commission co-chair

University of Delaware

... in which all people are welcome and feel welcome -- one that supportscritical thinking, free inquiry, and respect for diverse views and values. ...Read the Full Article

MBA at HEC Paris acts as bridge between academic and corporate ...

International Business Times

Participants sharpen their questioning skills, exercise critical thinking, and build self-awareness as speakers address their successes, as well as their ...Read the Full Article

Universities and School Districts Need Greater Curriculum Alignment

Huffington Post

... students with rich opportunities to acquire critical thinking skills needed for the workforce; as well as critical thinking skills in the areas of math, ...Read the Full Article

From budding scientists to entrepreneurs?

The Sun Daily

"With critical thinking and problem-solving skills being the two main criteria for excellent researchers and entrepreneurs, those skills are honed into our ...Read the Full Article

Good reviews for full-day kindergarten program at Westdale Park?

Napanee Guide

... where student begin to develop not just reading, but critical thinking skills, they will use their entire life. "We're doing everything we can, ...Read the Full Article

Student Learning: Measure or Perish?

Chronicle of Higher Education

Public institutions are beginning to publish results from the Collegiate Learning Assessment and other assessments of critical-thinking skills. ...Read the Full Article

Another View: Education's about critical thinking, not technology?

Sacramento Bee

As educators come to terms with the 21st century, let's not lose sight of what has always mattered most in education: critical thinking...Read the Full Article

Education Foundation gives $42K in grants

Daily Gleaner

There are also free workshops on topics such as exam preparation, time management, andcritical thinking. The Math Help Centre offers free tutoring in all ...Read the Full Article

UNB's College of Extended Learning?

Daily Gleaner

There are also free workshops on topics such as exam preparation, time management, andcritical thinking. The Math Help Centre offers free tutoring in all ...Read the Full Article

Study backs 'value-added' analysis of teacher effectiveness?

Los Angeles Times

According to the study, student gains on standardized tests reflected meaningful learning and critical thinking skills, not just test preparation or ...Read the Full Article

Exelon Nuclear donates $3000 to Davenport Schools Project?

Quad-Cities Online

... engineering and biomedical professionals, and school administrators, emphasizes critical thinking, creativity, innovation and real-world problem solving...Read the Full Article

U. of Phoenix Reports on Students’ Academic Progress

Chronicle of Higher Education

... 2428 University of Phoenix seniors slightly underperformed a comparison group of 42649 seniors at peer institutions in critical thinking, humanities, ...Read the Full Article

Student test systems need careful analysis?

Sacramento Bee

Assessing whether students have mastered the critical thinking, problem solving and cooperative learning skills needed in the 21st century workplace ...Read the Full Article

Parents, Students Get First Look at International Baccalaureate?


Critical thinking is at the core of International Baccalaureate, she added. During the first two years of Farmington's program at Harrison, the district ...Read the Full Article

Akron Art Museum gets PNC grant?

“So much research shows that giving children at the preschool level new opportunities to develop language skills, critical thinking, and visual literacy...Read the Full Article

Business leaders: Support our schools

Helena Independent Record

... the interests of the students and the arts and activities programs enhance the critical thinking and creativity of the students as they grow and learn. ...Read the Full Article

Californians Model How to Be Standards-Bearers for Strong School Libraries

American Libraries

... on school libraries' efficacy to concrete examples of how school librarians support the curriculum and teach critical thinking from kindergarten on. ...Read the Full Article

Club fosters youngsters’ appreciation of finances

Sayreville Suburban

In the process, the students are learning about financial concepts, as well as critical thinkingand decision-making skills. ...Read the Full Article

Indiana and Louisiana Approve Discovery Education's Digital ...?


"Superior critical thinking skills will fuel today's students' success in tomorrow's global economy. In addition to engaging students in science education ...Read the Full Article

Criminal Justice Degree Schools Publishes 8 New Northwest Sheriff ...?


A college degree arms officers with a broad perspective on a range of issues and helps them develop the critical thinking and analysis skills that are ...Read the Full Article

NSU program gettting law enforcement personnel back in college?

Leesville Daily Leader

“During the course of obtaining their degree, they develop skills that will aid them as officers such as critical thinking, writing and the ability to ...Read the Full Article

Wharton, Rebooted

Inside Higher Ed

Critical thinking skills will be increased with newly required courses in writing and presentations and, more specific to a business curriculum, ...Read the Full Article

Wharton overhauls MBA program


Stanford, whose program was unveiled in the fall of 2007, put more critical thinking, leadership development, global content and a required international ...Read the Full Article

National Institute Of Justice Awards Cooperative Agreement To Hooke College Of Applied Sciences

American Banking News (press release) - 4 days ago

This model encourages self-directed learning with a format that is tailored to strengtheningcritical thinking skills by combining classroom instruction and ...Read the Full Article

Executives, policymakers want more technology in classrooms

eSchool News

... citing young workers' general inability to efficiently use critical thinking skills and to adapt to the ever-changing technology that surrounds them on ...Read the Full Article

Critical Thinking: What is True and What to Do?


Many researchers suggest that a key characteristic of critical thinking is the ability to recognize one's own fallibility when evaluating and ...Read the Full Article

Edwards students top the testing world

Vail Daily News

“We teach critical thinking, not just that things are, but why they are,” Rita Rae said. “If students don't ask why, their teachers will. ...Read the Full Article

Social Movements, Critical Thinking, and Science

Opposing Views

Niall Shanks and I think critical thinking and skepticism so important, we have a chapter devoted to it in our book FAQs About the Use of Animals in ...Read the Full Article

Area educators honored as Master Teachers

The Commercial Dispatch

Wiygul tries to instill problem solving and critical thinking skills in her students, abilities that will help them throughout life. ...Read the Full Article

Intelligence analyst school expanding course offerings in 2011

Dayton Daily News

... and MacAulay-Brown Inc. The emphasis on intelligence analysis and critical-thinkingskills can also appeal to retailers' loss-prevention departments, ...Read the Full Article

Nursing Informatics Competencies: Are We There Yet??


... to understand and communicate the relationship between the HER and clinical practice and to mentor critical thinking skills as it relates to technology. ...Read the Full Article

Reframing the Education Debate

The Nation.

Most people want an education that cultivates critical thinking and all children's natural curiosity. They also want practical schools that prepare students ...Read the Full Article

Scholarships Encourage Diversity, Salute Excellence

University of Texas at Dallas

Freshmen take the required Critical Thinking and Communication (RHET 1101) course as a group, which helps them connect to the UT Dallas campus together. ...Read the Full Article

Undergraduate Curriculum undergoing review

University Daily Kansan

So far, critical thinking and written and oral communication have emerged as the most important by a wide margin. Once this information is gathered and the ...Read the Full Article

SDSU prof wins USDA teaching award

Brookings Register

... courses in meat science and muscle biology, making learning by experience and the development of critical thinking skills key aspects of her coursework. ...Read the Full Article

Project Lead The Way Announces Innovative Partnership With VEX Robotics

Business Wire

... engineering and biomedical professionals, and school administrators, emphasizes critical thinking, creativity, innovation and real-world problem solving...Read the Full Article

Critical and Creative Thinking Skills Top Priority for Closing Global Achievement Gap

PR Newswire

Tony Wagner, Harvard-based education expert, cites critical thinking and problem-solving as two leading skills US students must master to close the global...Read the Full Article

John Jay Middle School to Revamp Lesson Plans?


Katonah-Lewisboro School officials hope new middle school plan will prepare students for college level work and develop their critical thinking skills. ...Read the Full Article

Perspectives: When College is a Means to an End?

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

My curricula are modeled off Paolo Freire's notions of critical thinking and participatory classrooms. Oftentimes, after the usual period of adjustment, ...Read the Full Article

Monroe News Star - 4 days ago

... skills that have been proven to be the single most important tool in teaching critical thinking and worth about one-half-year of educational growth. ...Read the Full Article