"Raising Critical Thinkers: A Parent's Guide to Growing Wise Kids in the Digital Age" (Encore)
"There are few skills more vital than critical thinking and rethinking. This is the guide parents need to teach their kids to become thoughtful consumers of information." -- Adam Grant, author of "Think Again"
(Note: This interview first aired earlier this year.) The phrase "information overload" has become commonplace; it's used far more often nowadays than ever before. And no wonder -- all of us, at all ages, are now, in this digital era, confronted pretty much constantly by an onslaught of unfiltered data, unlimited content, unchecked facts, etc. How is this onslaught affecting our kids...and especially, how is it changing how they learn? Our guest is Julie Bogart, creator of the award-winning Brave Writer program, which teaches writing and language arts to thousands of families every year. Bogart tells us about her book, "Raising Critical Thinkers: A Parent's Guide to Growing Wise Kids in the Digital Age."