Thinking Skills Products

  • Critical Thinking and the Scientific Method

    By Finlay MacRitchie

    The book exposes many of the misunderstandings about the scientific method and its application to critical thinking. It argues for a better understanding of the scientific method and for nurturing critical thinking in the community. This knowledge helps the reader to analyze issues more objectively…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    CRC Press

  • Jumpstart! Creativity

    Games and Activities for Ages 7–14, 2nd Edition

    By Stephen Bowkett

    Jumpstart! Creativity contains over 70 games and activities that any primary teacher can use to quickly and easily boost students’ creative and critical thinking skills, allowing their thinking to flourish. Now in its second edition, the book contains fresh material that will help children to…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27 
    Routledge
    Jumpstart

  • Media and Moral Education

    A Philosophy of Critical Engagement

    By Laura D'Olimpio

    Media and Moral Education demonstrates that the study of philosophy can be used to enhance critical thinking skills, which are sorely needed in today’s technological age. It addresses the current oversight of the educational environment not keeping pace with rapid advances in technology, despite…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Jumpstart! Philosophy in the Classroom

    Games and Activities for Ages 7-14

    By Steve Bowkett

    This collection of inspiring and simple-to-use activities will jumpstart students' understanding of philosophy, and is a treasure trove of ideas for building philosophical enquiry into the curriculum. It offers teachers a range of quick, easy and effective ways for developing children’s…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Jumpstart

  • Jumpstart! Study Skills

    Games and Activities for Active Learning, Ages 7–12

    By John Foster

    Jumpstart! Study Skills presents a collection of engaging and simple-to-use games and activities that will jumpstart students’ understanding of working independently and as part of a group and how to develop the study skills necessary to succeed at school. Providing teachers with a range of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Jumpstart

  • History, Theory and Practice of Philosophy for Children

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Saeed Naji, Rosnani Hashim

    This book on Philosophy for Children (P4C) is a compilation of articles written by its founders and the movement‘s leaders worldwide. These articles have been prepared in the dialogue and interview format. Part I explains the genesis of the movement, its philosophical and theoretical foundations.…

    Hardback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Dialogic Education

    Mastering core concepts through thinking together

    By Neil Phillipson, Rupert Wegerif

    Dialogue has long been used in primary classrooms to stimulate thinking, but it is not always easy to unite the creative thinking of good dialogue with the need for children to understand the core concepts behind knowledge-rich subjects. A sound understanding of key concepts is essential to…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15
    Routledge

  • Assessment of Problem Solving Using Simulations

    Edited by Eva Baker, Jan Dickieson, Wallace Wulfeck, Harold F. O'Neil

    This volume explores the application of computer simulation technology to measurement issues in education -- especially as it pertains to problem based learning. Whereas most assessments related to problem solving are based on expensive and time consuming measures (i.e., think-aloud protocols or…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10
    Routledge

  • The Geometric Supposer

    What Is It A Case Of?

    Edited by Judah L. Schwartz, Michal Yerushalmy, Beth Wilson

    This volume is a case study of education reform and innovation using technology that examines the issue from a wide variety of perspectives. It brings together the views and experiences of software designers, curriculum writers, teachers and students, researchers and administrators. Thus, it stands…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06
    Routledge
    Technology and Education Series

  • Teaching Thinking

    An Agenda for the Twenty-first Century

    Edited by Cathy Collins, John N. Mangieri

    Comprehensively addressing the development of thinking from a wide variety of perspectives, this volume presents original work from cognitive psychologists, curriculum specialists, federal government and business leaders, politicians, educational theorists, and other prominent figures specializing…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06
    Routledge

  • 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

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