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Summary of Kant’s Ethics | Reason and Meaning
Critical and creative thinking skills are essential for students who plan to work and excel in the 21st-century workforce. This goal of the project reported in this article was to define critical and creative thinking in a way that would be useful for classroom teachers charged with developing such skills in their students. To accomplish their goals, the authors conducted an extensive literature review to distill critical and creative thinking skills into teachable components. Based on their findings, the authors developed a model of critical and creative thinking that is accompanied by a table of skills, objectives, and references. Future work will involve developing instructional materials and training teachers in critical and creative thinking skills for use in their classrooms. In a recent report on skills of the American workforce, the National Center on Education and the Economy NCEE stressed the importance of students gaining skills beyond mere content knowledge. They state:.
Feminist Perspectives on Autonomy
In developmental psychology and moral , political , and bioethical philosophy , autonomy [note 1] is the capacity to make an informed, uncoerced decision. Autonomous organizations or institutions are independent or self-governing. Autonomy can also be defined from a human resources perspective, where it denotes a relatively high level of discretion granted to an employee in his or her work. Self-actualized individuals are thought to operate autonomously of external expectations. In the sociology of knowledge , a controversy over the boundaries of autonomy inhibited analysis of any concept beyond relative autonomy,  until a typology of autonomy was created and developed within science and technology studies.
PreK—K , 1—2. Child development specialists Carla Poole, Susan A. Miller, Ed. Poole, Miller and Church advise parents and educators on what they can do to help children hone their choice-making skills at various levels of development. Four-month-old Jessie shifts her gaze from her loving caregiver Laura, to another adult who has just stopped by.