Knowledge-Based Education – We oppose the teaching of Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) (values clarification), critical thinking skills and similar programs that are simply a relabeling of Outcome-Based Education (OBE) (mastery learning) which focus on behavior modification and have the purpose of challenging the student’s fixed beliefs and undermining parental authority.They oppose critical thinking skills? Really?
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Texas Politicians Oppose Critical Thinking
From the 2102 Republican Party of Texas - Report of the Platform Committee: