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Humane Educator’s Toolbox: ProCon.org Helps Critical Thinking About Global Ethical Issues

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on July 9, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

Recently the California State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Torlakson, endorsed the website ProCon.org “for its use in critical thinking and civics education and its consistency with national Common Core standards.” We agree that it’s… More

Enhance Your Students’ Critical Thinking (& Your Own) With ProCon.org

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on October 25, 2010 | Filed under Humane Connection

Many educators are seeking strategies for helping their students think more deeply, critically and broadly about the challenging issues of our times, and ProCon.org is a great tool to help spark critical thinking about controversial… More

A Plea for Critical Thinking

Written by Zoe Weil | No Comments | Published on September 15, 2010 | Filed under Humane Connection

A couple of months ago, I was watching a film with my colleagues that was largely aligned with our general worldviews, and I tried to the best of my ability to bring the same critical… More