Teaching rationality in a lyceum
There is one lyceum in Irkutsk(Siberia) that is allowed to form its own study curriculum (it is quite rare in Russia). For example, there was a subject where we were watching the lectures of a famous speaking coach. In retrospect, this course turned out to be quite useful.
In light of this opportunity to create new subjects, I thought “What if I introduce them to the idea of teaching Rationality?”
Tomorrow (8th Dec) I meet with a principal and we discuss the idea of teaching critical thinking, cognitive biases and the like.
There are several questions I want to ask:
3. The principal will likely be curious about what authorities back this idea. If you approve it and are someone recognizable, I would be glad if you told me about it.