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The Reboot Foundation teamed up with a group of leading teachers from around the country to develop and publish How To Teach Critical Thinking.

Most teachers recognize the importance of critical thinking for their students, especially during these complex, contentious, and information-saturated times. But there remain many obstacles to teaching critical thinking, including a shortage of time, other institutional priorities, and a lack of effective, user-friendly materials. It’s this last need Reboot has sought to address with its research-backed and subject-oriented guide to integrating critical thinking into teachers’ curricula. We drew both on the most authoritative research and teachers’ experiences to create a clear and practical guide that teachers can put to use immediately in their classrooms.

This virtual discussion brings together Helen Lee Bouygues, Founder and CEO of the Reboot Foundation, with experts on critical thinking, including two of the teachers involved in the development of the guide. Join these experts in thinking through the importance of critical thinking and the best ways teachers can deliver this essential skill to their students.

  • Helen Lee Bouygues | Founder & CEO of Reboot Foundation
  • Susan Barry, MSEd | ELA/Classical Drama, NJ County Teacher of the Year
  • David Bosso, EdD | Social Studies, Connecticut Teacher of the Year
  • Andrew Shtulman, PhD | Professor of Cognitive Science and Psychology at Occidental College

Join NPR reporter Anya Kamenetz to discuss her new book The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life. In conversation with Helen Lee Bouygues of the Reboot Foundation, Kamenetz will offer real, panic-free advice on how we can balance family life and technology so our kids can learn better.

  • Anya Kamenetz is an education correspondent for NPR, where she also co-hosts the podcast Life Kit: Parenting. She speaks, writes, and thinks about learning and the future. Her latest book, now out in paperback, is The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media And Real Life.

  • Helen Lee Bouygues is the founder and CEO of the Reboot Foundation, a columnist at Forbes, and working on a book on critical thinking. She has served as interim CEO, CFO, or COO for more than a dozen companies.

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