Critical thinking skills: Are we moving forward?

Strong, Lisa
March 1991
Emergency Librarian;Mar/Apr91, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p34
Discusses the roles of teacher and teacher-librarians in the development of the students critical thinking. How the teachers and teacher-librarians help the students in developing critical thinking; Change in the role played by teacher-librarian in improving critical thinking; How critical thinking help students in their studies; Factors that affect the teacher-librarian in developing critical thinking among students; Challenges face by teacher-librarian in developing critical thinking.


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