Thinking Skills Products

  • Philosophy for Older Children

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Berys Gaut, Morag Gaut

    Co-written by a professor of philosophy and an experienced teacher, Philosophy for Older Children is a concise, practical guide which explains how to conduct philosophical enquiries with children from the age of nine upwards. This book contains detailed plans for conducting 24 philosophical…

    Paperback – 2020-02-18 
    David Fulton Publishers

  • Critical Thinking in Young Minds

    1st Edition

    By Victor Quinn

    How do you protect young minds from the everyday bombardment of "tabloid culture" – the malign cultural influences which are so prevalent in today’s society? Originally published in 1997, stimulating and actively developing children’s philosophical and critical thinking is one answer and an area in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Media and Moral Education

    A Philosophy of Critical Engagement, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Thinking about the Teaching of Thinking

    The Feuerstein Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Dorothy R. Howie

    Thinking about the Teaching of Thinking provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to Feuerstein’s theory of Mediated Learning Experience and its related tools and programmes. It details up-to-date international and New Zealand research on the Feuerstein approach which reflects the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20
    Routledge

  • Developing Thinking Skills Through Creative Writing

    Story Steps for 9–12 Year Olds, 1st Edition

    By Steve Bowkett, Tony Hitchman

    Developing Thinking Skills Through Creative Writing: Story Steps for 9-12 Year Olds is a practical and easy-to-use teacher resource helping children across a wide age and ability range to develop the skills necessary to write more effectively. Step-by-step instructions encourage children to tackle…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge

  • History, Theory and Practice of Philosophy for Children

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • A Practical Guide to Using Storyline Across the Curriculum

    Inspiring Learning with Passion, 1st Edition

    By Peter Tarrant

    A Practical Guide to Using Storyline Across the Curriculum provides a comprehensive introduction to the Storyline approach to teaching and learning – an approach that embraces and encourages children’s passion for learning. Putting children at the centre of learning, the book explores how educators…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21
    Routledge

  • The Need for Critical Thinking and the Scientific Method

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-05-14
    CRC Press

  • Jumpstart! Creativity

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

    By Steve 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 – 2018-04-23
    Routledge
    Jumpstart

  • Jumpstart! Philosophy in the Classroom

    Games and Activities for Ages 7-14, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • Dialogic Education

    Mastering core concepts through thinking together, 1st Edition

    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

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