Developing Mindful Students, Skillful Thinkers, Thoughtful Schools

Developing Mindful Students, Skillful Thinkers, Thoughtful Schools

by Martin Buoncristiani, Patricia E. Buoncristiani
     
 

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ISBN-10: 145222014X

ISBN-13: 9781452220147

Pub. Date: 03/20/2012

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Learning outside the box begins with a thought

Grounded in the research of the best proponents of critical thinking and aligned to one of the key goals of the Common Core State Standards, this book shows school leaders how to build a thinking culture within the entire learning community. Included are numerous strategies for both teachers

Overview

Learning outside the box begins with a thought

Grounded in the research of the best proponents of critical thinking and aligned to one of the key goals of the Common Core State Standards, this book shows school leaders how to build a thinking culture within the entire learning community. Included are numerous strategies for both teachers and leaders that demonstrate how to:

  • Shape the school culture so that it promotes a common vision around thinking
  • Create classroom conditions that help students become mindful thinkers
  • Ask questions that develop skillful thinking
  • Help students formulate questions that facilitate problem solving
  • Work with parents to encourage skillful thinking in their children

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452220147
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/20/2012
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
689,817
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Arthur L. Costa
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. Some Game Changers: The Brain, Intelligence, and the Role of Metacognition
2. How People Learn
3. Deconstructing Metacognition
4. Behaving Metacognitively: Habits of Mind
5. The Wright Brothers: An Example of Skillful Thinking
6. The Language of Thinking: How can I know what I think until I hear what I say?
7. Creative Problem Solving
8. Knowledge Networks: The Organization of Knowledge to Facilitate Metacognition
9. The Metacognitive Classroom
10. Two Powerful Classroom Tools
11. Creating a Metacognitive Learning Community: School and Home
Resources for Teachers
References
Index

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