Thinking Skills Products

  • Metacognition in the Primary Classroom

    A practical guide to helping children understand how they learn best, 1st Edition

    By Peter Tarrant, Deborah Holt

    Current trends in education suggest that pupils should have more responsibility for their own learning, but how can they if they don’t understand the what, the why and the how? This practical guide explores the idea that a metacognitive approach enables pupils to develop skills for lifelong…

    Paperback – 2016-01-12
    Routledge

  • Jumpstart! Thinking Skills and Problem Solving

    Games and activities for ages 7–14, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge
    Jumpstart

  • Talking Points for Shakespeare Plays

    Discussion activities for Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet and Richard III, 1st Edition

    By Lyn Dawes

    What do students think about Shakespeare? Classic, timeless and full of rich ideas; or difficult, impenetrable and completely uninteresting? We want young people to develop a real interest in Shakespeare, based on their understanding and engagement with the texts. A meaningful classroom discussion…

    Paperback – 2013-03-18
    Routledge

  • Problem Solving & Comprehension

    7th Edition

    By Arthur Whimbey, Jack Lochhead, Ron Narode

    This popular book shows students how to increase their power to analyze problems and comprehend what they read using the Think Aloud Pair Problem Solving [TAPPS] method. First it outlines and illustrates the method that good problem solvers use in attacking complex ideas. Then it provides practice…

    Paperback – 2013-02-12
    Routledge

  • Using Comic Art to Improve Speaking, Reading and Writing

    1st Edition

    By Steve Bowkett

    Using Comic Art to Improve Speaking, Reading and Writing uses children’s interest in pictures, comics and graphic novels as a way of developing their creative writing abilities, reading skills and oracy. The book’s underpinning strategy is the use of comic art images as a visual analogue to help…

    Paperback – 2011-12-16
    Routledge

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