Conspiracy Theories and the Critical Skills

Conspiracy theories have been around for a long time and proponents of such theories use the critical skills to imbed such theories in the minds of willing listeners. Conspiracy theories can lead and have led to disastrous consequences – and we all should be aware of their existence and how they work. The Oxford English […]

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Competency-Based Learning or Personalized Learning

Competency-Based Learning transitions students away from seat time in favor of a structure that creates flexibility, allowing them to progress as they demonstrate mastery of academic content, regardless of time, place, or pace of learning. Competency-based strategies provide flexibility in the way that credit can be earned or awarded, and provide students with personalized learning […]

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Ignorant or Stupid? You CAN’T Fix “Stupid,” but You CAN Fix “Ignorant” by Using Critical Skills!

“Ignorant” and “stupid” are adjectives, but they are not the same thing. If a person is “stupid,” then he/she does not have the ability to understand something due to insufficient intelligence or brain power – thus leading to a misinterpretation of fact. Stupidity is: Having the inability to understand; Having a resistance or inability to […]

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Important Survival Information – Read and Share

This is just a short summary of an important part of James Madison’s essay #10 – on factions or groups with opposing points of view. (You can read all of essay #10 by clicking HERE.) Madison is precise in his explanation of factionalism, granting that conflicts of interests are inherent in human nature, and he […]

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