Thinking Collaboratively is a theoretical and practical guide to thinking and learning in deep and meaningful ways within purposeful communities of inquiry. Critical thinking has long been recognized as an important educational goal but, until now, has largely been conceived and operationalized as an individual attitude and ability.
In short, thinking collaboratively is required to flourish in our highly connected world and, in this book based on more than a decade of research, Garrison provides an essential introduction to this vital concept.
The International Handbook of Research on Teaching Thinking is a comprehensive guide to research on teaching thinking. Teaching thinking is key to growing a more successful economy, is needed for increased democratic engagement and is paramount for the well-being of individuals faced with the complexity of a globalised world. However, there are questions about what we mean by ‘thinking’, how best to teach it and how best to access it, and it is these questions that the handbook explores and addresses.
Unlock your full potential with these revision guides which focus on the key content and skills you need to know. With My Revision Notes for OCR AS/A2 Critical Thinking you can: - Take control of your revision: plan and focus on the areas you need to revise with content summaries and commentary from author Jill Swale - Show you fully understand key topics by using the examples to add depth to your arguments and analysis - Improve your skills to tackle exam questions, with self-testing and exam-style questions and answers.
The children in classrooms today will soon become adult members of society: they will need to apply divergent thinking skills to be effective in all aspects of their lives, regardless of their specific occupation. How well your students meet complicated challenges and take advantage of the opportunities before them decades down the road will depend largely upon the kind of thinking they are trained and encouraged to do today. This book provides a game plan for busy librarians and teachers to develop their students' abilities to arrive at new ideas by utilizing children's books at hand.
This book explores creative writing and its various relationships to education through a number of short, evocative chapters written by key players in the field. At times controversial, the book presents issues, ideas and pedagogic practices related to creative writing in and around education, with a focus on higher education. The volume aims to give the reader a sense of contemporary thinking and to provide some alternative points of view, offering examples of how those involved feel about the relationship between creative writing and education.
Thinking skills are a key feature of learning. These brilliant titles in the series will help you develop intellectual skills in children, such as reasoning and enquiry, information processing, creative thinking and evaluation skills. The ability to think effectively and to use ICT competently are two crucial 21st century skills. Thinking Skills ICT is specifically designed to make explicit each of the thinking skills that will be utilised when pupils carry out the various ICT activities.