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Activities for Developing Thinking Skills

Creative and critical thinking by Bess Wellner and Jan Yoder Activities for Developing Thinking Skills provides instruction and suggestions for the explicit teaching of thinking skills to all students. It provides a balanced approach to creative and critical thinking, developing both divergent and convergent thinking skills as part of the thinking process. The book is divided into two halves each having four sections as follows: SECTION 1: PRODUCTIVE THINKING Fluency Flexibility Elaboration...

£17.60
Bringing Critical Thinking Alive | Thinkers and Performers

by Elizabeth SimonIn this book you will find that critical thinking is not simply a question of children 'doing something harder', but a way of thinking that is distinct and discerning. You will be able to use the suggested activities and tasks to teach children the essential skills of working in collaborative groups and asking questions that position them in relation to the information they receive and communicate. This stimulating environment sparks children’s desire to share their ideas and...

£27.40
Developing a Thinking Classroom

A workbook for professional learning teams by Clinton Golding Creating a culture of thinking is about more than just using a thinking tool or a graphic organiser with your class. To support students in learning to think, teachers must understand the theory of thinking themselves and be able to model it for their class. Trying to create a thinking class when you haven’t trained your own thinking is like trying to teach someone to play guitar when you haven’t learned yourself! Developing a...

£18.60
Developing a Thinking Curriculum in Your School

A handbook for educators by Michael Pohl How can we make a thinking curriculum part of the culture of every classroom? With a greater understanding of brain function and the reality of an ever-changing world, teachers are looking towards a thinking-focused curriculum. Infusing thinking into content delivery, the use of the language of thinking and the explicit teaching of thinking are helping to make a thinking curriculum a constant feature of classroom practice. Developing a Thinking...

£11.60
Differentiation and the Inclusive Classroom

Author: Michael PohlThis book seeks to clarify how teachers may create a positive learning environment for all by providing appropriate levels of challenge for all students and allowing various ways for students to demonstrate understanding. Terminology such as differentiation, inclusive practices, complex thinking tasks and classroom culture of thinking are discussed and clarified. A learning environment is described that provides for challenge; allows for differences; and is inclusive of the...

£18.14
Everyday English - Book C

- Consolidating Values Through Everyday Communication -by Peter Clutterbuck The three books in the Everyday English series bring new teaching activities, relevant to the English curriculum and easy to implement in class work. Structured in two forms of approach to communication - one social/cognitive and the other practical - the books cover three ascendant levels of skills and values, from the lower to the senior Primary. As the series advances, the stories gain more detail, their meanings...

£14.60
Fair Play! Classroom Games (1-20) Book A

by Peter Clutterbuck Fair Play! Classroom Games is an essential two book resource series for classroom teachers and teacher aides. The games have been designed for use with pairs, small groups or teams of students. Alternatively they can be used by a classroom support person who is working on developing social interaction skills with individual students. Other skills targeted cover listening, following instructions and team work. Each game acts as a reinforcement for a number of basic literacy,...

£15.60
Fair Play! Classroom Games (21-40) Book B

by Peter Clutterbuck Fair Play! Classroom Games is an essential two book resource series for classroom teachers and teacher aides. The games have been designed for use with pairs, small groups or teams of students. Alternatively they can be used by a classroom support person who is working on developing social interaction skills with individual students. Other skills targeted cover listening, following instructions and team work. Each game acts as a reinforcement for a number of basic literacy,...

£14.60
From Your Point of View

Activities that Help to Develop Empathy By Naomi Roche This photocopiable resource supports students to understand complex situations through other people’s eyes. Having good relationships and empathy with others are founded on this important skill. This book encourages students to think about events from other perspectives, look at people’s motivations and consider the consequences of actions. The book is focused around five themes. Each theme contains a story told from three points of view....

£17.40
Implementing Habits of the Mind

a practical approach for classroom teachers By Adrian Rennie The 16 Habits of Mind, devised by Art Costa and Bena Kallick, encompass the thinking processes that underpin the kind of successful problem solving that leads to improved learning outcomes. This resource details how the Habits of Mind can be applied to a school and classroom setting. Sections include:What are HOM? How the HOM can improve student performance Which HOM will suit the students in my classroom? What do HOM look like in the...

£14.60
Improving Thinking in the Classroom

Author: Ralph PirozzoEnhancing student thinking does not have to be difficult. Improving Thinking in the Classroom (2nd Edition) provides teachers with useful and practical strategies that will enable them to offer the most engaging, exciting and challenging learning environment for all students.Features:Combines the strengths of both Bloom’s Taxonomy and Multiple Intelligence Theory to create twice as many activities that will engage students as they learnProvides a matrix for teachers to...

£19.95
In Full Bloom

A Thinking Approach to Teaching Literature by Tina McDougall In Full Bloom gives teachers the tools to help students become thoughtful, strategic and independent readers. It outlines a literacy program based on Benjamin Bloom’s six levels of cognitive thinking, and contains interactive literacy tasks to capture students’ interest and develop in them a lifelong love of reading. Designed to engage even the reluctant or disinterested reader, this flexible resource explores story structure through...

£19.20
In Full Bloom *SECONDS*
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THIS ITEM IS DISCOUNTED AS IT HAS BEEN DAMAGED, SCUFFED, CREASED OR DENTED IN TRANSIT OR IN THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS. THIS ITEM IS PERFECTLY USABLE BUT WILL HAVE SOME COSMETIC DAMAGE.A Thinking Approach to Teaching Literature by Tina McDougall In Full Bloom gives teachers the tools to help students become thoughtful, strategic and independent readers. It outlines a literacy program based on Benjamin Bloom’s six levels of cognitive thinking, and contains interactive literacy tasks to capture...
£19.20
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Learning to Think Thinking to Learn

Models and Strategies to Develop a Classroom Culture of Thinking by Michael Pohl This book is a practical guide for teachers at all levels of schooling as they plan and implement learning activities with a thinking focus. It describes processes that can be used to infuse thinking into everyday learning through the application and explicit teaching of various models and strategies. These strategies will see students engaging in a wide range of thinking tasks regardless of whether they are working...

£19.00
Lift Off to Learning with CD

in Inquiry-based Classrooms by Linking Thinking and Information LiteracyBy Michael Pohl & Mark Dixon Lift Off to Learning brings together thinking skills, inquiry-based learning, and the integration of information and communication technology (ICT) skills in a practical approach for teaching and learning in the primary and middle years. It includes an interactive CD of thinking strategies and a process for developing inquiry-based learning. Lift Off to Learning links ICT to thinking skills....

£29.00
Open-Ended Maths Tasks

by Kate Emry, Lyn Lewis and Clare Morfett Questions prompt thinking. In order to get better thinking out of our students, we need to ask better questions. This book focuses on the use of open-ended questions in the maths classroom. Open-ended questions promote effective problem-solving skills and can be easily incorporated with thinking tools such as Bloom's Taxonomy, Multiple Intelligences, Habits of Mind, Creative and Critical Thinking and other organisational skills. These tried and tested,...

£25.40
Open-Ended Maths Tasks - Space, Chance and Data

by Kate Emry, Lyn Lewis and Clare Morfett Open-ended questions provoke thoughtful and investigative responses, and Open-Ended Maths: Space, Chance and Data is geared towards doing just that. This book will help primary-school educators use short, innovative tasks based around the main learning theories: Creative and Critical Thinking, Multiple Intelligences, Graphic Organisers, Habits of Mind, Bloom’s Taxonomy and Ryan’s Thinking Keys. Incorporating a substantive set of task cards covering...

£25.00
Problem Solving - Reasoning & Strategies

by Marigold Draper and Jenny Kotros This innovative resource provides a variety of activities which cater for a range of problem solving skills appropriate for children aged 6 to 8. It can also be used for older children who need consolidation of their skills and strategies in problem solving. Students are encouraged to use any manipulative materials in the classroom to aid in solving problems. Students draw pictures and use mathematical notation to represent their ideas. Modeling and...

£18.60
Problem Solving - Reasoning & Strategies *SECONDS*
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THIS ITEM IS DISCOUNTED AS IT HAS BEEN DAMAGED, SCUFFED, CREASED OR DENTED IN TRANSIT OR IN THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS. THIS ITEM IS PERFECTLY USABLE BUT WILL HAVE SOME COSMETIC DAMAGE.RETURNS WILL NOT BE POSSIBLE FOR THIS ITEM by Marigold Draper and Jenny Kotros This innovative resource provides a variety of activities which cater for a range of problem solving skills appropriate for children aged 6 to 8. It can also be used for older children who need consolidation of their skills and...

£18.60
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Social Thinking Frameworks Collection |Core Practical Treatment Frameworks Set 1
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13 visual teaching scaffolds to assess student social emotional needs and get started with teachingCreated by Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela CrookeStart unpacking the social world with Core Practical Treatment Frameworks: Set 1, part of a two-set collection of 26 visual teaching scaffolds for social learning and self-regulation strategies—curated and distilled for the first time in one practical and user-friendly collection. After 25 years of research, teaching, and learning, we have powerful...

£21.12
Social Thinking® Frameworks Collection | Practical Treatment Frameworks Set 2
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Build social competencies with 13 more visual teaching scaffoldsCreated by Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela CrookePeople are complicated and so is the huge social world. Here are 13 more of our most helpful and popular teaching frameworks in a portable, user-friendly set to help social learners ages 4 – adult build social competencies across a wide range of social landscapes. Tried, tested, and perfected over 25 years, these visual supports dissect complex social concepts into user-friendly...

£21.12
Social Thinking® Frameworks Collection | Set 1 and 2 Bundle
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A Two-Set Collection of 26 Visual Teaching Scaffolds for Social Learning & Self-RegulationCreated by Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela CrookeThe social world is vast and complex, kids are complicated, and there’s so much information! Here’s where you’ll find the best of the Social Thinking® Methodology distilled into a two-set collection of our 26 core teaching frameworks for helping social learners unpack and figure out how to navigate the social world in a concrete, visual way. This...

£38.00
Still Learning to Think Thinking to Learn | Into Bloom's and Beyond!

Planning with a Thinking Focusby Michael Pohl This book is a practical guide for teachers at all levels of schooling as they plan and implement learning activities with a thinking focus. It describes processes that can be used to infuse thinking into everyday learning through the application and explicit teaching of various models and strategies. These strategies will see students engaging in a wide range of thinking tasks regardless of whether they are working within defined subject areas or on...

£19.95
Tasks Galore: Book 1 (Yellow) – Early Education
Authors: Laurie Eckenrode, Pat Fennell, Kathy Hearsey, Beth ReynoldsTasks Galore – Book 1 (Yellow) – Early EducationCreative ideas for Teachers, Therapists and Parents working with exceptional childrenFull-colour pictorial series of multi-modal tasks used in programs for children with autismApplicable to any early education or learning environmentThis book is the first book in the delightful Tasks Galore series. It takes a look at developing tasks that address skills across curriculum areas:Fine...
£44.80
Teaching Gifted Learners Book A

by Frances HillGifted and talented individuals possess the attributes and abilities to enrich their own lives and to make a valuable contribution to the knowledge society. This potential can be maximised by the provision of a tailored education which provides the scope and balance which gifted students crave. The perception that gifted students will achieve, regardless of the educational provision, because of their innate abilities, still lingers. International research, however, points to the...

£14.00
Teaching Gifted Learners Book B

by Frances HillGifted and talented individuals possess the attributes and abilities to enrich their own lives and to make a valuable contribution to the knowledge society. This potential can be maximised by the provision of a tailored education which provides the scope and balance which gifted students crave. The perception that gifted students will achieve, regardless of the educational provision, because of their innate abilities, still lingers. International research, however, points to the...

£14.00
Teaching Gifted Learners Book C

by Frances HillGifted and talented individuals possess the attributes and abilities to enrich their own lives and to make a valuable contribution to the knowledge society. This potential can be maximised by the provision of a tailored education which provides the scope and balance which gifted students crave. The perception that gifted students will achieve, regardless of the educational provision, because of their innate abilities, still lingers. International research, however, points to the...

£14.00
Teaching Gifted Learners Book D

by Frances HillGifted and talented individuals possess the attributes and abilities to enrich their own lives and to make a valuable contribution to the knowledge society. This potential can be maximised by the provision of a tailored education which provides the scope and balance which gifted students crave. The perception that gifted students will achieve, regardless of the educational provision, because of their innate abilities, still lingers. International research, however, points to the...

£14.00
Teaching Thinking Skills in the Primary Years

A Whole School Approach By Michael Pohl The explicit teaching of thinking skills is acknowledged as an important element in developing students' thinking capacity. This book gives teachers a manageable framework for empowering students with thinking skills - the ability to reason, to make informed judgements, to critically evaluate information and to think creatively. Through well directed modules on methods such as Six Thinking Hats, brainstorming, questioning techniques, thinking keys, graphic...

£20.40
The Thinking School

Author: Ralph PirozzoThinking tools are the strategies or scaffolding through which students can access the curriculum. They are devices that have been developed specifically to improve children’s thinking by:Creating a visual focus on an issue that needs to be resolvedOffering immediate feedback through seeing their ideas on paperSeeing the big pictureMaking new connectionsAnalysing complex situationsDeveloping new critical thinking skillsCreating new ideas and productsIn this exciting new...

£23.59
Thinking About Me and Us: Book 1

Author: Sue CostelloeGet your students thinking creatively, critically and reflectively. This series offers units that progressively help them to develop and strengthen these higher order processes. The emphasis is on inquiry learning, prompting your students to explore issues like personal identity, goals and direction, and relating to others. A wide range of thinking strategies and graphic organisers are employed. Book 1 caters for ages 5 - 6. Book 2 & 3 are also available.

£22.73
Thinking About Me and Us: Book 2

Author: Sue CostelloeGet your students thinking creatively, critically and reflectively. This series offers units that progressively help them to develop and strengthen these higher order processes. The emphasis is on inquiry learning, prompting your students to explore issues like personal identity, goals and direction, and relating to others. A wide range of thinking strategies and graphic organisers are employed. Book 2 caters for ages 7-8. Books 1 and 3 are also available.

£22.73
Thinking About Me and Us: Book 3

Author: Sue CostelloeGet your students thinking creatively, critically and reflectively. This series offers units that progressively help them to develop and strengthen these higher order processes. The emphasis is on inquiry learning, prompting your students to explore issues like personal identity, goals and direction, and relating to others. A wide range of thinking strategies and graphic organisers are employed. Book 3 caters for ages 9-11. Books 1 and 2 are also available.

£22.73
Thinking About Me and Us: Set (Book 1, 2 and 3)

Author: Sue CostelloeGet your students thinking creatively, critically and reflectively. This series offers units that progressively help them to develop and strengthen these higher order processes. The emphasis is on inquiry learning, prompting your students to explore issues like personal identity, goals and direction, and relating to others. A wide range of thinking strategies and graphic organisers are employed. Book 1 caters for ages 5-6. Book 2 caters for ages 7-8.Book 3 caters for ages...

£65.00
Thinking Shakespeare – Macbeth

Using Higher Order Thinking Skills by Jeff Lilly The Thinking Shakespeare series is a collection of learning activities that encourages understanding through a logical progression of thinking skills - from remembering who, what, and when, to knowing how and why. This progression is based on Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives. This photocopiable series is designed to help make Shakespeare accessible, simply that. Studying the bard is not always an easy exercise and his plays still excite...

£17.60
Thinking Shakespeare – Romeo & Juliet

Using Higher Order Thinking Skills by Jeff Lilly The Thinking Shakespeare series is a collection of learning activities that encourages understanding through a logical progression of thinking skills - from remembering who, what, and when, to knowing how and why. This progression is based on Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives. This photocopiable series is designed to help make Shakespeare accessible, simply that. Studying the bard is not always an easy exercise and his plays still excite...

£17.60
Thinking Shakespeare – The Merchant of Venice

Using Higher Order Thinking Skills by Jeff Lilly The Thinking Shakespeare series is a collection of learning activities that encourages understanding through a logical progression of thinking skills - from remembering who, what, and when, to knowing how and why. This progression is based on Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives. This photocopiable series is designed to help make Shakespeare accessible, simply that. Studying the bard is not always an easy exercise and his plays still excite...

£17.60
Thinking Start-Ups: Independent study cards

By Murray Suid This book contains more than one hundred activity cards, printed two to a page. Each card presents a mini-lesson dealing with a thinking skill or concept such as: Analysing Brainstorming Evaluating Hypothesising Organising Translating Every lesson begins with a brief definition then the quick 'Try this....' exercise allows students to explore the skill or concept. In most cases, the activity takes less than ten minutes and requires only a pencil and piece of paper. A follow-up...

£23.40
Thinking Themes Book A

Applying Bloom’s Taxonomy in the Classroom by Cathie Currie and Sally Robertson Thinking Themes Books A and B provides flexible, theme-based activities that support the development of thinking skills. In particular, the series provides structured opportunities for students to: Engage in a variety of analytical, creative and critical thinking activities Choose an area of study that interests them, from within a broad theme Develop, practice, and improve their thinking skills Develop research...

£18.60
Thinking Themes Book B

Applying Bloom’s Taxonomy in the Classroom by Cathie Currie and Sally Robertson Thinking Themes Books A and B provides flexible, theme-based activities that support the development of thinking skills. In particular, the series provides structured opportunities for students to: Engage in a variety of analytical, creative and critical thinking activities Choose an area of study that interests them, from within a broad theme Develop, practice, and improve their thinking skills Develop research...

£18.60

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