Thinking Skills Products

  • The Noisy Classroom

    Developing Debate and Critical Oracy in Schools, 1st Edition

    By Debbie Newman

    Debate and critical oracy allow students to deepen their knowledge and understanding of academic subjects, while simultaneously developing their communication and critical thinking skills, which can be hugely effective in increasing attainment. This book, written by an experienced teacher and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-09-02 
    David Fulton Publishers

  • Thinking Skills and Creativity in Second Language Education

    Case Studies from International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Li Li

    Across the world, education is being restructured to include greater focus on developing critical and creative skills. In second language education, research suggests that cognition and language development are closely related. Yet despite increasing interest in the teaching of thinking skills…

    Paperback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge
    Research on Teaching Thinking and Creativity

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Theory of Teaching Thinking

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Kerslake, Rupert Wegerif

    Across the world education for 'thinking’ is seen as the key to thriving in an increasingly complex, globalised, technological world. The OECD suggests that teaching thinking is key to growing a more successful economy; others claim it is needed for increased democratic engagement and well-being.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-12
    Routledge
    Research on Teaching Thinking and Creativity

  • 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

  • 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

  • Interthinking: Putting talk to work

    1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • 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

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