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Everywhere you look, you see advertisements—not just on TV and online, but on buses, buildings, and scoreboards. Many ads target kids ages 8 to 12. Do your students have the critical thinking skills to understand ads, what they’re saying, and what they want kids to do? Admongo - Find resources To help you equip your students with these valuable skills

The Three Little Pigs - Teaching perspective / listening to all sides of the story

Six vinage inspired animations on critical thinking

Australian outfit Bridge 8, who have the admirable mission of devising “creative strategies for science and society,” and animator James Hutson have created six fantastic two-minute animations on various aspects of critical thinking, aimed at kids ages 8 to 10 but also designed to resonate with grown-ups.


Fact V Opinion - teaching children to be critical thinkers

Do you believe all you see and read? Do our students?


Flying Penguins - video

Bogus Websites - How do you check to see information is real?

Evaluating Websites - learn how to evaluate a website

The CRAP test - a memorable way to look for what’s crap and what’s not

Truth from Fiction - Did you know that aliens cause global warming? Aliens cause global warming


Or that velcro is a crop that grows in California? Velcro crops under challenge

Or that there is a species of octopus that lives in a tree? Save the endangered Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus

They're all true. They must be true since I found them all on the internet.

The Dog Island - Free Forever

Ten Biggest Misconceptions Learned in School - Do we ever challenge stories we hear to evaluate their origins?