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Teaching Thinking Issues and Approaches

Author: Robert J Swartz; D N Perkins
Publisher: London Taylor and Francis 2016
Series: Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Original Title Page -- Table of Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- 1. Promise and Possibilities -- What Is Meant by Thinking? -- What Is Meant by Better Thinking? -- Why Is the Teaching of Thinking a Popular Endeavor Today? -- Do Not Schools and Good Teachers Already Develop Thinking? -- Is There Any Evidence That People Can Learn to Think Better? -- Are Not
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Swartz; D N Perkins
ISBN: 9781138648371 113864837X
OCLC Number: 1020701557
Notes: IMD-Felder maschinell generiert
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (290 Seiten)
Contents: Foreword. Preface. 1. Promise and Possibilities 2. Thinking and Its Improvement 3. Kinds of Thinking 4. Infusing Teaching Thinking into Regular Subject-area Instruction 5. Choosing and Using Separate Instructional Programs Designed to Teach Thinking 6. Constructing a Program for Teaching Thinking in Classroom or School: Choices about Thinking Goals 7. How Teachers Relate to Teaching Thinking: Lesson Design and Instructional Strategies 8. Support Systems for Teachers and Schools to Teach Thinking Effectively 9. Approaches to Evaluation 10. Types of Tests.
Series Title: Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

Abstract:

Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Original Title Page -- Table of Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- 1. Promise and Possibilities -- What Is Meant by Thinking? -- What Is Meant by Better Thinking? -- Why Is the Teaching of Thinking a Popular Endeavor Today? -- Do Not Schools and Good Teachers Already Develop Thinking? -- Is There Any Evidence That People Can Learn to Think Better? -- Are Not Most Learners Functioning at IQ or Developmental Ceilings? -- References -- 2. Thinking and Its Improvement -- What Is a Thinking Skill?

When Thinking Gets Better, What Is It That Improves? -- Applications to Other Kinds of Thinking -- Helps and Hazards in Improving Thinking -- Breadth of approach -- The relationship between content and thinking -- Learning about and learning to do -- Student ownership -- Transfer of thinking -- References -- 3. Kinds of Thinking -- Some Broad Categories of Thinking -- Critical thinking -- Creative thinking -- Learning for understanding and the active use of knowledge -- An interlude on overlap -- Some More Specialized Kinds of Thinking -- Decision making -- Everyday problem solving

Problem solving in mathematics and science -- Metacognition: A Superordinate Kind of Thinking to Encourage -- Two Problematic Frameworks for Kinds of Thinking -- Right brain-left brain -- Bloom's taxonomy -- Helps and Hazards about What Kinds of Thinking to Teach -- Cornucopia -- Number of skills -- Structure of lists of skills -- General versus subject-matter specific kinds of thinking -- In Conclusion -- References -- 4. Infusing Teaching Thinking into Regular Subject-area Instruction -- Restructuring Curriculum Materials to Teach Thinking Skills

How to Construct Lessons That Infuse Teaching Thinking Skills into Subject-area Instruction through Restructuring Traditional Content -- Additional Components of Infused Thinking Skills Lessons -- Metacognitive Awareness of Thinking -- Extended Practice for Transfer -- Infusing Thinking Skills Across the Curriculum -- Concluding Comments about Infusion -- References -- 5. Choosing and Using Separate Instructional Programs Designed to Teach Thinking -- Features of Stand-alone Programs That Teach Thinking -- The Role of Content in Stand-alone Programs

The Kind of Thinking Taught in Stand-alone Programs -- Critical Thinking Courses -- Goals of critical thinking courses -- Types of critical thinking courses -- Formal and informal logic courses -- Critical thinking courses that emphasize problem solving and decision making -- Other courses that stress critical thinking -- Cautions about critical thinking courses -- Bridging Thinking-skill Instruction from Stand-alone Programs into the Standard Curriculum -- References -- 6. Constructing a Program for Teaching Thinking in Classroom or School: Choices about Thinking Goals

Setting Goals in the Classroom for Teaching Thinking

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