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Critical thinking resources and downloads for teaching critical thinking educators from the bay area's kipp king collegiate high school and the kipp network have provided these resources for you to use in your own school. Promoting critical thinking through dialogical-thinking reading lessons the reading teacher , 46 , 486-494 dialogical-thinking reading lessons (d-trls), in which students articulate their thoughts in response to literature through dialogue, go beyond the question-and-answer and recitation methods that usually deal only with literal thinking. There are teaching strategies, a glossary of important terms, as well as articles by thought leaders in critical thinking, such as one by bertrand russell on the importance of developing critical thinking skills.