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Teaching Critical Thinking through Art, 2.2: Focal Point: Why take time to look?

In this video, Shari Tishman discusses her book Slow Looking: The Art and Practice of Learning through Observation. She explains that taking time to observe and describe is its own form of thinking and has its own rewards and outcomes. Slowing down to look enables students to become present in the moment, attuned to details and nuances that they might not notice otherwise.