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Developing Critical Thinking in EFL Classes: An Infusion Approach

Developing Critical Thinking in EFL Classes: An Infusion ApproachDeveloping Critical Thinking in EFL Classes: An Infusion Approach

This book presents an innovative teaching experiment and an analytical study of critical thinking and the sociocultural theory of learning to illustrate the cognitive learning development mechanisms. It addresses the issues in developing critical thinking, including the controversy surrounding the definition, measurement and teaching of critical thinking, particularly in the L2 context.
Tags: critical, thinking, learning, teaching, context, Developing, Approach
Americas History, Volume 2, 8th edition
Americas History, Volume 2, 8th editionHelp your students think historically
Known for its interpretive voice and thoughtful analysis, America's History models exactly the kind of thinking and writing students need to be successful. An accessible and balanced narrative with built-in primary sources and skills-based pedagogy gives students practice in thinking historically, and features new ways of mastering the content so that students come to class prepared. The eighth edition rolls out Bedford/St. Martin's new digital history tools, including LearningCurve, an adaptive quizzing engine that garners over a 90% student satisfaction rate
Tags: students, edition, History, thinking, historically
Critical Thinking : A Beginners Guide
Critical Thinking : A Beginners GuideWe are bombarded daily with vast amounts of information, much of it using faulty logic. From adverts to blogs, television to newspapers, knowing what to believe is a daunting task. Critical Thinking: A Beginner’s Guide teaches you how to analyze people’s arguments and explains the main "fallacies" that are used to deceive and confuse. With a wealth of real life examples, a glossary, and plenty of diagrams, this is an invaluable tool for both students wanting to improve their grades and general readers in search of clarity.
Tags: Critical, Thinking, Guide, deceive, plenty
Computers, Thinking and Learning: Inspiring students with technology
Computers, Thinking and Learning: Inspiring students with technologyComputers, Thinking and Learning provides teachers with successful strategies for implementing the full potential of ICT in middle and upper school humanities classrooms. It is a practical and innovative resource that has the authentic voice of a teacher and is an inspirational guide for busy teachers across a range of subjects. Each chapter is divided into three parts: the learning and thinking context, classroom strategies, and wider applications and suggested activities.
Tags: Computers, teachers, strategies, Learning, Thinking
Handbook of Children and Youth Studies
Handbook of Children and Youth StudiesThis handbook gives a new scientific perspective to youth and childhood studies as multi scientific and interdisciplinary subjects which as such have not yet found their own framing in a particular discipline. It provides theoretical and methodological key debates and issues that develop and add an understanding of childhood and youth research discipline from a broader perspective. The Handbook on Children and Youth Studies draws on current thinking, but also challenges theoretical and conceptual orthodoxies in the field, drawing on interdisciplinary thinking and critical perspectives.
Tags: Youth, interdisciplinary, Studies, theoretical, thinking
Mathematical Thinking: How to Develop it in the Classroom
Mathematical Thinking: How to Develop it in the ClassroomDeveloping mathematical thinking is one of major aims of mathematics education. In mathematics education research, there are a number of researches which describe what it is and how we can observe in experimental research. However, teachers have difficulties to develope it in the classrooms.
This book is the result of lesson studies over the past 50 years. It describes three perspectives of mathematical thinking: Mathematical Attitude (Minds set), Mathematical Methods in General and Mathematical Ideas with Content and explains how to develop them in the classroom with illuminating examples.
Tags: Mathematical, education, mathematics, research, thinking
Keynote Intermediate: Student's book
Keynote Intermediate: Student's bookThrough life-changing stories, respected thinkers and authentic presentations, Keynote promotes a deeper understanding of the world and gives students the courage and means to express themselves in English. Communication, collaboration and creative thinking drive students towards real 21st century outcomes and encourage them to respond to ideas and find their own voice. Both students and teachers will emerge with new confidence, new ideas and a new determination to communicate in this increasingly information-rich world of Global English.
Twelve TED Talks provide a springboard for students to develop their authentic listening, critical thinking and presentation skills.
Tags: students, ideas, Keynote, thinking, world