How to Raise Critical Thinkers in a World That Desperately Needs Them — Motherly
Carrie Williams Howe raises some important points:
"In my studies, I found that critical thinking skills are developed when four conditions are in place.
- The individual needs to feel that his/her contribution to knowledge development is welcomed within an environment of trust.
- Learning experiences need to offer both challenge and support.
- Development often emerges from unexpected or new experiences (in which a person needs supported time to reflect and process).
- Educational experiences need to support both intellectual and emotional growth of the individual.
"So how can we translate these conditions to our role as parents?.... "
Check out her ideas on Motherly.