EVALUATING INFORMATION SOURCES–CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS

In this time of fake news, it is important to understand information sources and how to evaluate them.  First, information is either from a primary or secondary source.  A primary source is original material that has not been interpreted by anyone else.  Primary...

FACT VERSUS OPINION– CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS

A key component to critical thinking determining the difference between fact and opinion.  A fact is a thing that is known to be true, to exist, or to have occurred.  A view about a particular issue is an opinion, which is not always true. Sounds easy to distinguish,...

30 YEARS UP IN FLAMES

Early Thursday morning my husband and I watched 30 years of my life go up in flames.  It took me several days to amass the huge pile of investigative files, training materials, client documents, tax returns, and other papers I was reluctant to recycle.  As I cleaned,...