Interview on Teaching Logic and Reasoning Skils via The Art of Deceit

Episode #16: Interview with Bethany Barnosky on Teaching Logic and Reasoning Skills, Pt. 2

Teaching logic is one of Bethany Barnosky’s many specialties. Today, Bethany and I are going into the second half of our discussion on logic, reasoning, and wisdom, and it’s a fantastic conversation that you do not want to miss!

We talk about the problems of dogmatism, generalization and meanings of words, why it’s okay to listen and ask questions, and how parents and kids can enjoy learning critical thinking skills. Bethany also covers what concepts her students struggle to grasp most, how she incorporated critical thinking into her son’s life, and why logic is just the beginning of reasoning, not the end of it.

This interview is part two of this interview! I hope you guys enjoyed hearing this conversation. Tune in next week for an episode on the Special Pleading fallacy, which is also this month’s fallacy wallpaper!

You can listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. More podcast platforms to come!

Bethany’s Background:

Bethany Barnosky is a master teacher and educational consultant who enjoys life in sunny southern New Hampshire. As a college student, she set aside her interest in the aerospace industry in order to pursue her passion for teaching mathematics to young people. During her years as a teacher, Bethany Barnosky has been honored to work with some of the best online instructors in the country – and teach students from all over the world!

As a double-certified math teacher, Bethany runs CandleStar Educational Services, providing tutoring, curriculum, portfolio, and transcript services to homeschoolers around the country. Bethany Barnosky enjoys teaching, tabletop gaming, and general geekery. Having successfully homeschooled a college graduate, today she spends her days teaching, learning, and praying for opportunities to share God’s love with others.

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