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Should Students be Taught to Argue Rationally?

by Annie Holmquist

“…Given the level of fallacious and emotional reasoning that takes place in discussions about elections or in everyday Facebook debates, it would seem that a lack of knowledge about reasoning skills is not limited to the current generation….Is it time we need to follow through and actually teach children what critical thinking entails?”

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We suggest starting your logic journey with The Fallacy Detective: Thirty-Eight Lessons on How to Recognize Bad Reasoning (for ages 12 and up).

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