Monthly Archives: June 2009

Think Ahead


I saw the photo and, well…think ahead. Advertisements

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SLAP UP #3: How are you thinking today?


How are you thinking today? is an Asylum catch phrase, with the point of trying to trick people into thinking about their thinking. Photo credit: octaviolopez

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SLAP UP #2: Choices are where you find them


…when a person is facing a tough, life-changing decision, how can we help them think of choices that might not be obvious, but which they might not even think about? Continue reading

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A bit more about what for


You can find a lot about “critical thinking” using any search engine. For example, The Foundation for Critical Thinking, or the Critical Teaching Education Group, plus a lot of blogs and forums. I started this site with the goal of … Continue reading

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SLAP UP #1: 6 Critical Questions


Here’s the first Asylum SLAP UP poster. This is inspired by the canonical “5 W’s (and 1H)” questions of the ancient art of journalism. Our version looks a lot cooler…or hotter…let’s just say prettier. Download it. Print it out. Slap … Continue reading

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How are you thinking today?


The Critical Thinking Asylum seeks to foster critical thinking by providing tools and methods for individual self-analysis of thoughts, ideas, and decisions. Continue reading

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