Teaching Strategies that Promote Thinking: Models and Curriculum Approaches
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):9.2 x 7.2 x 0.8
- Publication Date:August 3, 2006
Teaching Strategies that Promote Thinking offers teachers and educational decision makers a repertoire of methods for teaching thinking that is underpinned by sound theories, with guidelines for the design and implementation of a well thought-out thinking curriculum. This book is written with a strong practical orientation, with classroom examples created by noted and experienced classroom practitioners that demonstrate how the various methods may be applied across a broad range of content areas and grade levels. There is no dearth of books on teaching thinking. Much has been written that reflects the discussions, implications and applications of the current emphasis on thinking. Taking the best of theory and practice from America, Europe and Asia, the authors extend the discussions and applications to educational contexts in Asia and beyond, where the thinking movement has gained strong interest. Teaching Strategies that Promote Thinking is an invaluable guide for teachers everywhere who desire to transform their classrooms into exciting learning environments.
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