Critical Review On Critical Investigation And Education

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Reading Guide
ED4391 Fall 2016
Critical reading activity
Reason in the balance, (pages 4-15).

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Pre-reading activity:
Before you read these pages, consider the following questions and jot down a few thoughts on each:

1. What do you think critical inquiry is? What is your working definition of critical inquiry? What might be the relationship between critical inquiry and education?

I think critical inquiry is looking deeper into a specific issue, so that you can form an opinion based on facts and evidence portraying to the issue. Critical inquiry is the process of gathering information, evidence, and ideas to form a thoughtful, well- constructed understanding of a specific issue. Critical inquiry has a direct link to education. This type of approach can be specifically seen in classrooms and schools that use an inquiry-based approach. Although I believe, all teachers should give students the opportunity to use critical inquiry within the classroom. This approach can be used when working through problems and research. Instead of giving students the “right answer” you can allow them to explore the issue or topic on their own. I think critical inquiry is a beneficial skill that students can obtain in the classroom, one which allows them to make reasoned judgments though-out their life.

2. Do you think such a relationship is a happy or an unhappy one? Is it a love/hate kind of…
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