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.
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.