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A to Z Thinking Warm-Ups

Includes CD containing ready-to-go worksheets By Steve Wayne A to Z Thinking Warm-ups provides teachers with fun, fast and easy-to-use alphabet activities that will engage and motivate students of all levels. The activities can easily be extended to develop creative and critical thinking skills, and incorporate multiple intelligences. They can be used individually or in pairs, groups or as a whole class to encourage collaborative and cooperative learning. A to Z Thinking Warm-ups consists of...

£20.60
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...

£16.20
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...

£17.40
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...

£10.80
Differentiation and the Brain

How Neuroscience Supports the Learner-Friendly Classroom By David A. Sousa and Carol Ann Tomlinson Examine the basic principles of differentiation in light of what current research on educational neuroscience has revealed. This research pool offers information and insights that can help educators decide whether certain curricular, instructional, and assessment choices are likely to be more effective than others. The authors offer suggestions on how to establish and manage differentiated...

£17.20
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....

£16.40
Good Intentions Are Not Good Enough

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...

£19.60
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...

£13.80
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...

£17.20
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...

£18.00
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....

£27.40
More Quizzles: 200 Puzzles with a Purpose

by Michael Pohl As a follow on to Michael Pohl's best-seller Quizzles, More Quizzles contains more than 200 pictorial puzzles (sometimes called ‘dingbats’). The puzzles will challenge the mind and seriously stretch the thinking capabilities of your students and your colleagues! Quizzles are designed to provide the stimulation required by the brain to think analytically. What's more - the puzzles are both challenging and fun to do. Includes:Introduction to Quizzles A Note to Students A Note to...

£8.20
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,...

£23.20
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...

£24.40
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...

£17.00
Quizzles: 200 Puzzles with a Purpose

by Michael Pohl Quizzles contains over 200 pictorial puzzles (sometimes called ‘dingbats’) presented in a quiz format. The puzzles will challenge the mind and seriously stretch the thinking capabilities of your students and your colleagues! Quizzles are designed to provide the stimulation required by the brain to think better. What's more - the puzzles are both challenging and fun to do. Solving Quizzles requires that we practise our analytical thinking skills. As we closely examine each puzzle...

£7.80
Social Thinking and Me (Two-Book Set)

By Michelle Garcia Winner and Linda K. MurphyWhether you're new to Social Thinking or a veteran in using our materials, Social Thinking and Me is the perfect tool to introduce and teach core Social Thinking Vocabulary and concepts to older primary school and middle/secondary school-age kids (ages 9-14).This two-book set breaks larger and more complicated social concepts down into smaller chunks to make it easier for adults to teach and easier for kids to learn. What's Great About This Two-Book...

£48.80
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...

£19.20
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...

£16.40
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...

£16.40
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