Developing Thinking; Developing Learning
McGraw-Hill Education (UK), 2007 M03 1 - 330 pages
This book is intended to provide an informative overview of current programmes that support the development of thinking in schools.
Chapter 1 What do we mean by thinking?
Chapter 2 what kind of thinking should we encourage children to do?
Chapter 3 Thinking and learning
Chapter 4 The nature of thinking programmes developed within a subject context
Chapter 5 The nature of general thinking skills programmes
Chapter 6 The nature of infused thinking
Chapter 7 Effectiveness of thinking programmes
Chapter 10 Development of metacognition
Chapter 11 Development of problem solving capability
Chapter 12 synthesizing the general from the particular
Chapter 13 Professional development to support thinking classrooms
Chapter 14 school development ot support thinking communities
Chapter 8 Development of creative thinking
Chapter 9 Development of critical thinking
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