Tag Archives: How to Think

How to Think in 2020

Each fall I get to read through How to Think by Alan Jacobs with a group of high school juniors.  It is an attempt to help students think about thinking, to consider why they have landed where they have landed … Continue reading

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Education as Starvation Diet

As with many other areas of life, education tends to be a perpetual victim of trends and fads.  Unmoored from any deep-rooted principle or practice, the contemporary classroom and campus now finds itself blown here and there by whatever assertions … Continue reading

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Logic Says . . .

Tomorrow brings a wrap to the first quarter of the school year.  It also brings a wrap to reading the first half of Alan Jacobs’ How to Think with the juniors to a close.  After looking at tests, we’ll do … Continue reading

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Cat Poop and Coding

This recent Sunday Frazz comic is definitely going in the How to Think folder.  Some people are really like this, I suppose. (image from gocomics.com)

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