Written for prospective and practicing visual arts, music, drama, and dance educators, Teaching the Arts to Engage English Language Learners offers guidance for engaging ELLs, alongside all learners, through artistic thinking. By paying equal attention to visual art, music, drama, and dance education, this book articulates how arts classrooms can create rich and supportive contexts for ELLs to grow socially, academically, and personally. The making and relating, perceiving and responding, and connecting and understanding processes of artistic thinking, create the terrain for rich curricular experiences.
The term ‘Critical Thinking' increasingly appears in the world of education and language teaching. It's considered to be one of key skills for any 21st century learner. Even presidents are talking about it: “...Don't simply measure whether students can fill in a bubble on a test, but whether they possess 21st century skills like problem-solving and critical thinking." - President Barack Obama So what is it, why do we need it and how do we integrate it into the classroom? The aim of this booklet is to help you answer those questions and to start integrating critical thinking into your language teaching.
Пособие предназначено для подготовки студентов к речевому взаимодействию в профессионально-деловой и социокультурной сферах коммуникации. Пособие содержит Книгу студента и Книгу учителя. Предложены такие темы, как: Law in Everyday Life, Human Rights, Juvenile Delinquency, The Police, Punishment, Logical Thinking. Для студентов вузов, обучающихся по специальности «Юриспруденция», а также всех, изучающих английский язык.
Thinking Big: The Keys to Personal Power and Maximum Performance
Every successful person knows that the keys to achievement are conscious effort, careful planning, and good, old-fashioned hard work. But on the road to success, this is the one habit that will accelerate you beyond all others.
For writers in the early modern period, thinking about royal favorites inevitably meant thinking about the uneasy intersection of the personal and the public in a political system traditionally organized around patronage and intimacy. Depictions of favoritism - in a variety of texts including plays, poems, libels, and pamphlets - explore the most fundamental ideological questions concerning personal monarchy and the early modern public sphere, questions about the nature and limits of prerogative and about the enfranchisement or otherwise of subjects.
This ground-breaking handbook provides a much-needed, contemporary and authoritative reference text on young children’s thinking. The different perspectives represented in the thirty-nine chapters contribute to a vibrant picture of young children, their ways of thinking and their efforts at understanding, constructing and navigating the world.
A thoroughly updated introduction to the concepts, methods, and standards of critical thinking, A Practical Guide to Critical Thinking: Deciding What to Do and Believe, Second Edition is a unique presentation of the formal strategies used when thinking through reasons and arguments in many areas of expertise.