This was a great listen. Critical thinking skills are unfortunately too uncommon these days. Some caution is needed where we don't try to teach skills in a complete vacuum. IOW in order to learn analytical skills, people need to have something to analyze. This is where there is a prerequisite of knowing some basic information even though all of that information is in everyones pocket. It's another reason why the post truth world is dangerous. People analyze their feelings rather than analyzing facts. However, I take the point well that activist teachers are often attaching values to facts rather than asking their students to analyze things. I wish Will lots of luck in attempting to make inroads into education reform, and thanks so much for bringing these kinds of conversation to the fore.

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