Reboot in the News

A compilation of Reboot op-eds and citations of our research from around the web.

A new study from the Reboot Foundation shows that while the vast majority of adults believe that critical thinking is important, very few actually employ critical thinking skills when reading or researching online.

How I Decide, an educational nonprofit has created a series of three- to four-minute-long videos, each of which addresses a concept related to critical thinking to help high school students make smarter decisions. Available online, these videos teach students how to evaluate information, understand probability, and resist cognitive biases. The founders of the How I Decide program have grasped a key element of critical thinking: Students must be taught how to identify the weaknesses in others’ arguments as well as in their own thinking.