Colin Seale

Guest Blogger

Founder | CEO, thinkLaw

Las Vegas, Nevada

Colin Seale is a critical thinking expert, achievement-gap closing educator, child welfare reformer, rigorous education-for-all advocate, and former attorney who founded thinkLaw—an award-winning program that helps educators teach critical thinking to all students using real-life legal cases and other Socratic and powerful inquiry strategies.

Colin sees access to transformative critical thinking instruction as a core equity issue, and partners with schools in 14+ states to bring engaging and rigorous deeper learning experiences to all K-12 students to ensure we can live in a world where critical thinking is no longer a luxury good.

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Posted Aug. 2, 2019

What If Black People Had a ‘Green Book’ for Finding the Schools Our Kids Deserve?

Black families should not be forced to choose between schools that challenge them academically and schools that nurture and love…

By Carrie Sampson, Ph.D., Colin Seale

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Posted Jan. 30, 2019

Forget Implicit Bias, Let’s Talk about Explicit Bias in Education

Last month I kicked off a training on ways to use language as an asset to unleash the critical thinking…

By Colin Seale

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Posted Sep. 13, 2018

When Love Is Grounded in the Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations, It’s the Wrong Kind of Love

Teachers love their students. We see the joy they show every year as students return back to school, despite constant…

By Colin Seale

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Posted Aug. 7, 2018

Here’s the One Thing You Haven’t Heard About LeBron’s New School

As a sports fan, there are few moments of near unanimous consensus of an athlete’s greatness. But with LeBron James’…

By Colin Seale

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Posted Dec. 10, 2019

Democrats Are Finally Talking Public Education, But You Probably Won’t Be Invited to the Table

I couldn’t believe it. Finally, education was going to take center stage at the 2020 Public Education Forum. All the major Democratic candidates (and some…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Dec. 11, 2019

Black Kids Don’t Need to Sit Next to White Kids to Learn

Over the last decade, and indeed for longer than that, those fighting for justice, many of them White, have largely looked to integration as the…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Dec. 12, 2019

Black Families Haven’t Been Hoodwinked, We Come From a Legacy of School Choice

The Democratic party once embraced charter schools as a tool for equity and opportunity. Now, as Andre Perry points out in his recent op-ed, “Support…

By Sharif El-Mekki

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