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Developing thinking ; developing learning [electronic resource] : a guide to thinking skills in education / Debra McGregor.

By: McGregor, Debra.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Maidenhead, Berkshire, England : McGraw-Hill : Open University Press, 2007Description: 1 online resource (xii, 330 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780335230013; 0335230016.Subject(s): Thought and thinking -- Study and teaching | Creative ability in children | Problem solving | Creative thinking | Pens�ee -- �Etude et enseignement | Cr�eativit�e chez l'enfant | R�esolution de probl�eme | Pens�ee cr�eatrice | EDUCATION -- Educational Psychology | Denken | Leren | LeerlingenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Developing thinking ; developing learning.DDC classification: 370.152 22 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
What do we mean by 'thinking'? -- What kind of thinking should we encourage children to do? -- Thinking and learning -- The nature of thinking programmes developed within a subject context -- The nature of general thinking skills programmes -- The nature of infused thinking -- Effectiveness of thinking programmes -- Development of creative thinking -- Development of critical thinking -- Development of metacognition -- Development of problem solving capability -- Synthesizing the general from the particular -- Professional development to support thinking classrooms -- School development to support thinking communities.
Summary: Offers a comprehensive introduction to thinking skills in education and provides guidance on how teachers can support cognitive development in their classrooms. This book discusses how thinking programmes, learning activities and teachers' pedagogy in the classroom can fundamentally affect the nature of pupils' thinking.
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What do we mean by 'thinking'? -- What kind of thinking should we encourage children to do? -- Thinking and learning -- The nature of thinking programmes developed within a subject context -- The nature of general thinking skills programmes -- The nature of infused thinking -- Effectiveness of thinking programmes -- Development of creative thinking -- Development of critical thinking -- Development of metacognition -- Development of problem solving capability -- Synthesizing the general from the particular -- Professional development to support thinking classrooms -- School development to support thinking communities.

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Offers a comprehensive introduction to thinking skills in education and provides guidance on how teachers can support cognitive development in their classrooms. This book discusses how thinking programmes, learning activities and teachers' pedagogy in the classroom can fundamentally affect the nature of pupils' thinking.

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Developing thinking ; developing learning by McGregor, Debra. ©2007
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