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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
All That I Can Be! Book A

A practical guide to goal setting and positive thinkingBy Michael GiffordAll That I Can Be! provide a practical guide for students who need help to focus on their end-of-school and life goals; whether these are related to further study or employment. The author has gathered together a range of brilliant ideas and motivational stories into two easy-to-use photocopiable books.Book A contains eight sections: attitude and state – be in zone!; motivate me – please!; principle-centred living – a...

£18.18
All That I Can Be! Book B

A practical guide to goal setting and positive thinkingBy Michael GiffordAll That I Can Be! provide a practical guide for students who need help to focus on their end-of-school and life goals; whether these are related to further study or employment. The author has gathered together a range of brilliant ideas and motivational stories into two easy-to-use photocopiable books.Book A contains eight sections: attitude and state – be in zone!; motivate me – please!; principle-centred living – a...

£18.18
All That I Can Be! Set (Book A & B)

A practical guide to goal setting and positive thinkingBy Michael GiffordAll That I Can Be! provide a practical guide for students who need help to focus on their end-of-school and life goals; whether these are related to further study or employment. The author has gathered together a range of brilliant ideas and motivational stories into two easy-to-use photocopiable books.Book A contains eight sections: attitude and state – be in zone!; motivate me – please!; principle-centred living – a...

£31.81
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 Brain (Second Edition)

How Neuroscience Supports the Learner-Friendly Classroom By David A. Sousa and Carol Ann Tomlinson Students are becoming more academically and culturally diverse, making it more important than ever to shift away from a one-size-fits-all approach to teaching and learning. The second edition of this best-selling book will help you create truly effective, brain-friendly classrooms for all learners. The authors share an array of updated differentiated instruction examples, scenarios, and exercises,...

£32.20
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
Good Intentions Are Not Good Enough
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Previously titled Social Thinking at Work: Why Should I Care? this new incarnation of the book is a title and cover change only. Content inside the book is the same.The social mind... It's always on the job, even when you're off the job!Most people are born with an intuitive sense of the social world that allows them to naturally be aware of social expectations and feeds them the information they need to follow the social code. But not everyone is born with intuitive social understanding. Social...

£22.20
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
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
Motivating Students

25 Strategies to Light the Fire of EngagementAuthors: Carolyn Chapman and Nicole VagleLearn why students disengage and how to motivate them to achieve success with a five-step framework. Research-based strategies and fun activities show how to instil a lasting love of learning in students of any age. Classroom tips and troubleshooting advice for common motivation problems prepare readers for the real-world ups and downs of motivating students.Gain concrete, research-based strategies for...

£28.14
Moving to Secondary School

Advice and activities to support transitionBy Lynda Measor with Mike FleethamMoving to Secondary School helps teachers to understand and ease pupil’s anxieties and to focus on the positive. It tackles worries about organisational aspects of secondary school life, such as school size, timetables and workload and personal concerns about making friends, being bullied and getting on with teachers. It also considers how teaching differs between primary and secondary and looks at how special...

£31.77
Self-Kindness for Kids: Whizzo-Voice to the Rescue!

Author: Fiona FormanThis little book will help children to engage in positive self-talk and be kind to themselves.Have you ever said things like this to yourself?I’m such an idiot!Why did I do that?I can’t believe I did that, I’m so stupid!Why am I not as good as everyone else?The truth is that we all speak to ourselves unkindly sometimes. We judge ourselves very harshly and we sometimes even bully ourselves! This can make us feel very unhappy and it can affect our confidence too.That’s just the...

£7.23
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
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