Bridge Academy

Psalm 32:8

Critical Thinking  

Description: Students in grades 9th - 12th grades will learn how to analyze arguments and determine whether the given information leads to a sound conclusion. Students will develop their critical thinking skills, which will allow them to combat biases and fallacies in the world around them. Students will be able to engage in modern-day arguments from a Biblical perspective. Students will learn to think critically in all areas such as the literature they read, the historical accounts they study, the news they watch, and the scientific data they examine. This will also aid in the critical thinking portions of the SAT and ACT.

Required Texts: 

The Art of Argument 

Introduction to Informal Fallacies

Copy/ Supply Fee: $35 (check written to Jackie Fowler due at Orientation or at the first class attended)

Tuition: $390 ($39.00/month for 10 months Aug-May or $42.00/month if prorated or on a 9 month payment plan)

Jackie Fowler

B.A. in English

B.A. in Radio, TV and Motion Pictures


Jackie graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a double major in English and Radio, TV and Motion Pictures. After graduation, she worked as a writer for the 5:00 and 10:00 newscast at WRAL - TV in Raleigh, NC. She decided to leave her job at the TV station to pursue her desire to teach and became certified in English Education. She has taught middle and high school English =, honors English, Political Economic and Legal Systems, music and drama while in the classroom. She holds a Master's degree in Library Science and was school librarian before leaving to homeschool her first child. Her Husband is a military chaplain and they have fie children. She loves spending time with her family and is thankful the Lord used the army to bring her to the area. 

Classes: Learning through Games: Cross Curricular Review and Reinforcement (1st-2nd), Math 3, Discovery (3rd-4th), Math 4, STEM/Robotics, Robotics: Level A, Drama (6th-8th), American Literature, World Literature and Creative Writing,  Critical Thinking, and Forensic/Drama (9th-12th)