Thinking Skills Products

  • 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 – 2015-12-31 
    Psychology Press

  • 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 – 2015-12-31 
    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 – 2015-12-31 
    Psychology Press

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Jumpstart! Thinking Skills and Problem Solving

    Games and activities for ages 7–14

    By Steve Bowkett

    Jumpstart! Thinking Skills and Problem Solving presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities which will jumpstart students’ understanding of problem solving in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers looking for a range of practical and fun ideas to engage…

    Paperback – 2014-08-26

  • The Nature and Development of Decision-making

    A Self-regulation Model

    By James P. Byrnes

    Although everyone has goals, only some people successfully attain their respective goals on a regular basis. With this in mind, the author attempts to answer the question of why some people are more successful than others. He begins with the assumption that the key to personal success is effective…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Psychology Press

  • Thought and Knowledge

    An Introduction to Critical Thinking, 5th Edition

    By Diane F. Halpern

    This best-selling textbook, written by award-winning educator and past president of the American Psychological Association, Diane F. Halpern, applies theory and research from the learning sciences to teach students the thinking skills they need to succeed in today's world. This new edition retains…

    Paperback – 2013-11-07
    Psychology Press

  • Interthinking: Putting talk to work

    By Karen Littleton, Neil Mercer

    Through using spoken language, people are able to think creatively and productively together. This ability to ‘interthink’ is an important product of our evolutionary history that is just as important for our survival today. Many kinds of work activity depend on the success of groups or teams…

    Paperback – 2013-08-16

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