Posts Tagged ‘critical thinking’

Many high schools do their best to teach (or at least review) the basics of math, reading and science, but how many schools actually teach intangible skills like communication and critical thinking that are needed to survive day to day life? At Leadership High School in San Francisco, CA students are not only taught how to find these skills in the themselves, but how to apply what they learn to real life. I visited the city’s first charter high school during senior exhibitions to see what people think about this new approach to education.

http://ia600608.us.archive.org/13/items/LeadershipHighSchool/LeadershipHigh-Sam.mp3%20

This piece originally aired on June 3rd, 2011 as part of the program Full Circle on KPFA 94.1 FM.