The Thinking Classroom: Learning and Teaching in a Culture of Thinking / Edition 1

The Thinking Classroom: Learning and Teaching in a Culture of Thinking / Edition 1

by Shari Tishman, David N. Perkins, Eileen Jay
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205165087

ISBN-13: 9780205165087

Pub. Date: 10/06/1994

Publisher: Pearson

This book is a critical combination of both the theory and ideas behind the teaching of thinking and very practical strategies to teach thinking in the individual classroom. Six brief "theoretical" chapters are followed by a chapter of practical strategies.

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This book is a critical combination of both the theory and ideas behind the teaching of thinking and very practical strategies to teach thinking in the individual classroom. Six brief "theoretical" chapters are followed by a chapter of practical strategies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205165087
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
10/06/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

1. Introduction: The Idea of a Culture of Thinking.

2. The Language of Thinking.

3. The Language of Thinking: Pictures of Practice.

4. Thinking Dispositions.

5. Thinking Dispositions: Pictures of Practice.

6. Mental Management.

7. Mental Management: Pictures of Practice.

8. The Strategic Spirit.

9. The Strategic Spirit: Pictures of Practice.

10. Higher Order Knowledge.

11. Higher Order Knowledge: Pictures of Practice.

12. Teaching for Transfer.

13. Teaching for Transfer: Pictures of Practice.

14. Pulling It All Together: From the Thinking Classroom to the Thinking School.

Appendix.

Bibliography.

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