July 9, 2014 Developing Critical Thinking through Web Research Skills is a free PDF e Book from Microsoft for teachers and educators.
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Applying rigor when necessary, the Second Edition maintainsan informal approach to the fundamental core concepts of criticalthinking.
With practical strategies for defining, analyzing, andevaluating reasons and arguments, the book illustrates how theconcept of an argument extends beyond philosophical roots intoexperimentation, testing, measurement, and policy development andassessment.
Valid Forms of Reasoning about Necessary and Sufficient Conditions11.
Critical Thinking in Practice Chapter 6 Reasoning by Analogy1.
In addition to being a course in critical thinking, the activities in this book can be used to supplement lessons in all subjects.
Although this book teaches common argument forms, its primary focus is identifying and evaluating evidence–the very basis of critical thinking.