How many points is this worth? How long does this paper need to be? What do we need to know for this test? Good questions mean students are engaged and thinking, whereas the questions above are a means to an end. We need to move our students from knowing a bunch of stuff, to being able to find, sort, analyze and ultimately criticize and create information and knowledge. The communication environments shape information production and consumption. Critical thinking is like setting up that filter or that barrier to the media blast that is hitting us. Michael Wesch believes we must go beyond critical thinking in this communication environment.