Thinking Skills Products

  • 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 – 2016-12-06 
    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 – 2016-09-30 
    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 – 2016-08-31 
    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 – 2016-08-31 
    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

  • 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

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