Engaging Students: Thinking, Talking, Cooperating

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By combining step-by-step instructional skills with case studies, this book assists teachers in revising their curriculum and teaching strategies to: improve students' abilities to solve problems and think critically and creatively; teach and reinforce academic oral language skills; and support these thinking and language skills in a cooperative learning environment.

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Overview

By combining step-by-step instructional skills with case studies, this book assists teachers in revising their curriculum and teaching strategies to: improve students' abilities to solve problems and think critically and creatively; teach and reinforce academic oral language skills; and support these thinking and language skills in a cooperative learning environment.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803962316
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 6/16/1995
  • Series: Learning Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 6.22 (w) x 8.82 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Table of Contents

Learning through Thinking and Talking
Focusing on Higher Level Thinking
The Classroom Experience
Getting Started with Think Trix
Planning for the Think Trix Approach
Logistics
Molding Think Trix to Ages and Stages
Thinking and Talking in Cooperative Learning Groups
Visualizing Thought
Graphic Organizers
Melding the Think Trix Approach and the Curriculum
Talking Smart
Literate Talk and the Successful Student
Feeling Good
Evaluating Professional Growth

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