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by James Harvey Robinson


Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "On Various Kinds of Thinking" by James Harvey Robinson.

In "Various Kinds of Thinking," James Harvey Robinson discusses different types of thinking, why humans should continue to pursue knowledge, and what deters them from doing so.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Education & Knowledge, Social Change & Revolution, and Social Pressure as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What is the goal of education?", "What are the effects of following the crowd?", and "Why do people resist change?"

Ways to support your child: