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Teaching Critical Thinking: Practical Wisdom



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In Teaching Critical Thinking, renowned cultural critic and progressive educator bell hooks addresses some of the most compelling issues facing teaching issues facing teachers in and out of the classroom today.

Author Biography

Bell hooks is a world-renowned intellectual, cultural critic, and writer who is also distinguished Professor in Appalachian Studies at Berea College in Kentucky. Among her many books are the feminist classic Ain't I A Woman, the dialogue (with Cornel West) Breaking Bread, the children's books Happy to be Nappy and Be Boy Buzz, the memoir Bone Black, and the general interest titles All About Love, Rock My Soul, and Communion. She has published seven titles with Routledge: Belonging, We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity, Where We Stand, Teaching to Transgress, Teaching Community, Outlaw Culture, and Reel to Real.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Critical Thinkintp. 7
Democratic Educationp. 13
Engaged Pedaeosp. 19
Decolonizationp. 23
Inteeritp. 29
Purposep. 33
Collaborationp. 37
COnversationp. 43
Telling the Storyp. 49
Sharing the storyp. 55
Imaginationp. 59
To Lecture or Notp. 63
Humor in the Classroomp. 69
Crying Timep. 77
Conflictp. 85
Feminist Revolutionp. 91
Black, Female, and Academicp. 95
Learning Past the Hatep. 103
Honoring Teachersp. 111
Teachers against Teachingp. 117
Self-Esteemp. 121
The Joy of Readingp. 127
Intellectual Lifep. 135
Writing Books for Childrenp. 141
Spiritualityp. 147
Touchp. 153
To Love Againp. 159
Feminist Changep. 165
Moving Past Race and Genderp. 169
Talking Sexp. 177
Teaching as Prophetic Vocationp. 181
Practical Wisdomp. 185
Indexp. 189
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