Why waste the next election feeling suckered, ignored or manipulated when you can follow the simple lessons in this book to become a member of the most fearsome of all demographics: the free and truly independent critical thinker.
Critical Voter, the new book by writer and educational researcher Jonathan Haber, will help you turn this year’s election into a learning experience that can help you (or your kids) hone the vital thinking skills needed to succeed in the 21st century.Learn More
Copies of Critical Voter are available to book reviewers, book bloggers and anyone else interested in spreading the word about how to use the election to become a critical thinker.
Educators interested in adopting Critical Voter or integrating the book into an educational program can also use the form on this page to request a free pre-release copy to review.Learn More
CRITICAL VOTER CURRICULUM – AVAILABLE NOW!
If you are a teacher teaching a class in social studies, government, civics, or any other relevant subjects, the following free curriculum materials – including lesson plans and assessments – can help you use this year’s presidential election to teach critical thinking skills. Please contact me if you would like answers to the Check for Understanding quiz questions or help implementing any of this material into your classroom.Learn More
Jay Heinrichs, Author of "Thank You for Arguing"
Blog and News
From the new blog, Critical Thinking Out Loud… Speaking of critical thinking, the subject of the last post and this one – next steps for civics education in America – is a perfect example of a problem requiring the critical-thinking approach used to analyze complex...Learn More
Republished from my new blog: In-flight entertainment during my trip to California featured all of Marvel’s Avengers movies, which seemed an apt metaphor for the eclectic talents and raw firepower of the group that gathered for last week’s Civic Learning Impact and...Learn More
With a mid-term election between now and when Critical Voter first chronicled our turbulent 2016 election cycle (one in which many of the challenges related to critically thinking about anything were made more manifest than in any time in history), I thought it safe...Learn More
A few months back, I became curious about the alt-right, specifically why this political movement seemed to be choosing a moment of Republican ascendance to foment a civil war within Conservative ranks. Suspecting that I might be getting an incomplete picture from...Learn More
Having covered three Presidential elections with the goal of seeing how they can be used to teach and learn critical-thinking skills, I’m frequently asked the question of whether the latest election results mean we have lost the ability to think at all. This election,...Learn More