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Why Are They Not Curious Anymore?
Sagan said that when kids are young, they cannot stop
asking questions. By high school, they stop asking. This needs to
Takeaways: Ways we can help students learn and retain science concepts, critical-thinking skills, and inquisitiveness using alternative approaches to teaching.
Juan Bacigalupi (Eagle Hill School: Hardwick, MA)
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Why Are They Not Curious Anymore.pptx
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Inoculating Against Science Denial
Too many students fall for disinformation. Learning facts
is not enough. New research shows students need more critical-thinking skills,
and supplemental curriculum helps.
Takeaways: Critical-thinking curriculum is available to help “inoculate” students against disinformation and science denial.
David Hundsness (Critical Thinking Project: PACIFICA, CA)