Language, reason, music, numbers – critical thinking, creative thinking, and practical thinking: life offers a dizzying array of tools and purposes for thinking. But with the right structures and the right spirit, kids can be taught this basic human skill – at a very high level. This workshop discusses how and offers examples.
Andrew Kern is the Founder and President of CiRCE Institute. He has also helped found Providence Academy, Ambrose School, Great Ideas Academy and Regents Schools of the Carolinas. Andrew is the co-author of Classical Education: The Movement Sweeping America, The Lost Tools of Writing and The CiRCE Guide to Reading. Andrew is also a consultant and founded the CiRCE apprenticeship.