Want to be a better critical thinker? Questions can be a powerful way to spot false narratives and “weaponized lies.” Read more about it in this article I wrote for The Atlantic’s Quartz.com.
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The issue of “who gets to ask the questions in class” is one that touches on matters of purpose, power, control, and, arguably, even race and social class. An excerpt from A MORE BEAUTIFUL QUESTION.
Michelle Obama’s advice to her younger self offers some good life lessons and even a shout-out to asking questions.
Deborah Meier on “What if our schools could train students to be better lifelong learners by enabling them to be better questioners?“
In this short excerpt from AMBQ, I ask leading child psychologists about what’s going on kids’ developing brains and why that causes them to ask hundreds of questions a day—up until about age five.