Writing Response 4: Teaching Critical Thinking to Children
Due on Canvas by Monday 12/4 by 11:59pm. One minute late is late.
Most toys have explicit functions, which sets the parameters for how children are â€œsupposedâ€ to play with them. However, in Consuming Children we see how this conditions children to not think creatively because they donâ€™t trust the power of their imaginations.
â€¢ How does this promote â€œreal playâ€? (creative, unbounded play)
â€¢ How does this teach the skills needed to not be misled by the sophists in the media?
In case you missed the in-class film viewing of Consuming Children or want to watch it again:
Requirements: 2 pages minimum, double spaced, times new roman, 1-inch margins.
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