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Betsy Aoki

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Critical Thinking Roundup - Howard Rheingold, Bing at ISTE

(0) Comments | Posted July 12, 2010 | 11:33 AM


Earlier in the year, I put a stake in the ground about Bing's stance vis-à-vis Critical Thinking. Simply put, we are in favor of Internet literacy as an aspect of good citizenship and scientific thought. Our goal is to show our ongoing support for...

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Critical Thinking, Howard Rheingold and Cancer at the NCCE conference

(0) Comments | Posted March 8, 2010 | 3:14 PM

I've mentioned on Huffington Post before that Howard Rheingold's piece, Crap Detection 101, was influential in our thinking around Bing's role in education and our push to help teachers/librarians make kids into great critical thinkers. We've also been working with Howard Rheingold on sessions...

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Critical Thinking and Bing

(2) Comments | Posted February 8, 2010 | 2:25 PM

As I talk with leaders in the education and librarian communities, I am, particularly bothered by reports of students who just paste information from Wikipedia or Google into their term papers and call it a day. No matter what search brand you are using, these reports mean that a generation...

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