Thinking Skills Products

  • Educational Values and Cognitive Instruction

    Implications for Reform

    Edited by Lorna Idol, Beau Fly Jones

    This volume is a comprehensive guide to state-of-the-art research on thinking, cognitive instruction, social values, and reform. Cognitive instruction for at-risk students is discussed in great detail along with a thorough examination of the teaching of thinking skills from the viewpoint of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-27
    Routledge

  • Can We Teach Intelligence?

    A Comprehensive Evaluation of Feuerstein's Instrumental Enrichment Programme

    By Nigel Blagg

    This compelling book provides one of the most comprehensive and detailed evaluations of a very popular cognitive skills course -- Reuven Feuerstein's Instrumental Enrichment Programme. Feuerstein claims that his program, a model for diagnosing and remedying cognitive deficiencies in poor attainers,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-27
    Routledge

  • Teaching Decision Making To Adolescents

    Edited by Jonathan Baron, Rex V. Brown

    This book describes a variety of programs -- firmly based in psychological theory and modern decision analysis -- that are suitable for teaching adolescents how to improve both their own decision making skills and their understanding of the decision making of others. Providing practical advice as…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29
    Routledge

  • Rational Numbers

    An Integration of Research

    Edited by Thomas P. Carpenter, Elizabeth Fennema, Thomas A. Romberg

    Until recently there had been relatively little integration of programs of research on teaching, learning, curriculum, and assessment. However, in the last few years it has become increasingly apparent that a more unified program of research is needed to acquire an understanding of teaching and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge
    Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series

  • Toward A Logic of Meanings

    By Jean Piaget, Rolando Garcia, Philip Davidson

    Edited by Philip M. Davidson, Philip M. Davidson, Jack Easley

    This book, the last one written by Piaget, presents a new line of empirical studies based on a revised formulation of his theory of the development of logical reasoning. The amended theory overcomes many problems and criticisms of his earlier formulations by providing a fresh explanation for the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Psychology Press

  • Handbook of Contemporary Learning Theories

    Edited by Robert R. Mowrer, Stephen B. Klein

    Mowrer and Klein have long been making contributions to the field of contemporary learning theories. Their first two-volume set included chapters authored by many of the leading researchers in the field of animal learning and focused primarily on Pavlovian theory and instrumental conditioning.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
    Psychology Press

  • The Adaptive Character of Thought

    By John R. Anderson

    This important volume examines the phenomena of cognition from an adaptive perspective. Rather than adhering to the typical practice in cognitive psychology of trying to predict behavior from a model of cognitive mechanisms, this book develops a number of models that successfully predict behavior…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Cognition

  • Challenging Learning

    Theory, effective practice and lesson ideas to create optimal learning in the classroom, 2nd Edition

    By James Nottingham

    Challenging Learning offers advice and techniques for helping children of all ages develop into confident, thoughtful and independent learners. Based around the acronym ASK (Attitudes, Skills and Knowledge), this essential guide explores attitudes, skills and knowledge to learning. It considers the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22
    Routledge

  • Mental Logic

    Edited by Martin D.S. Braine, David P. O'Brien, Martin Braine

    Over the past decade, the question of whether there is a mental logic has become subject to considerable debate. There have been attacks by critics who believe that all reasoning uses mental models and return attacks on mental-models theory. This controversy has invaded various journals and has…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Psychology Press

  • Education As the Cultivation of Intelligence

    By Michael E. Martinez

    Martinez defines intelligence from a cognitive perspective as a repertoire of those skills, strategies, and knowledge structures that are most instrumental in human effectiveness. He posits that in today's complex, fast-paced, technologically dense, and information-rich society, intelligence is the…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07
    Routledge

  • Deductive Reasoning and Strategies

    Edited by Walter Schaeken, Gino De Vooght, Andr‚ Vandierendonck, G‚ry d'Ydewalle, Gery d'Ydewalle

    This book brings together both theoretical and empirical research directed toward the role of strategies in deductive reasoning. It offers the first systematic attempt to discuss the role of strategies for deductive reasoning. The empirical chapters correspond well with the main issues in the study…

    Paperback – 2014-12-22
    Routledge

  • The Mental Models Theory of Reasoning

    Refinements and Extensions

    Edited by Walter Schaeken, Andre Vandierendonck, Walter Schroyens, Gery d'Ydewalle, Karl C. Klauer

    The Mental Models Theory of Reasoning presents theoretical and empirical research on an area of growing interest, the status of mental models in deductive reasoning. As research in the framework of the mental models theory flourishes, this book answers a need to assess the contribution of the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Psychology Press

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