Students develop critical thinking in Philosophy Zone

10/20/2009 | BBC

Educators in England are developing critical thinking among students through a Philosophy Zone Web site, where teachers post weekly podcasts designed to encourage deeper thought on topics including the universe and science. "By encouraging independent, critical thought and the exchange of ideas between students and schools, we hope not only to better equip participants with the skills they need for university, but to inspire those pupils who might not otherwise have considered higher education," one head teacher said.

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