ERIC Number: ED333003
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Think about It, Too: Volume III, Part II. A Collection of Articles on Higher Order Thinking Skills. REACH: Realistic Educational Achievement Can Happen.
Texas Education Agency, Austin.
This volume presents 22 papers that discuss thinking in the context of subjects taught in general education, special and vocational education, educational technology, and special programs. The key note article is: (1) "A Case for Higher Order Thinking" (G. Garcia Jr.). Under the heading "Educational Technology" are: (2) "Designing a Successful Problem Solving Inservice" (T. Boudrot); and (3) "Software to Encourage Problem Solving" (T. Boudrot). Under "General Education" are: (4) "Psychomotor Skills: The Discovered Element of Thinking" (D. Thrasher); (5) "Teaching Adolescents about Communicating in Families" (C. Klein); (6) "Thinking Skills and Driver Education: A Natural Partnership" (G. Peavy); and (7) "Thinking about Acting" (K. Wheetley). Under "Special Education" are: (8)"Learning To Learn: Executive Control Strategies for Handicapped Students" (A. Smisko); and (9) "The Use of Graphic Organizers with Hearing-Impaired Students" (S. Cowan). Under "Special Programs" are: (10) "Developing the Thinking of Compensatory Students" (A. Pedroza); and (11) "Developing the Thinking of Students of Limited English Proficiency" (E. Gutierrez). Under "Vocational Education" are: (12) "Developing Critical Thinking Skills in the Health Occupations Laboratory" (J. Keeton); (13) "Improving Trade and Industrial Student Thinking Skills" (J. Cogdell); (14) "Send Us Your Thinkers" (B. Sullivan); (15) "Teaching Thinking in Industrial Technology Education" (N. Ballard); and (16) "Thinking through Vocational Home Economics Education" (J. Hetherly). Under "Thoughts across the State" are: (17) "Accelerating Learning Potential" (V. Post); (18) "A Shortcut to Understanding and Teaching Higher Level Thinking Skills" (M. Rice); (19) "Developing Thinking through Problem-Solving Programs" (E. Forte et al.); (20) "Principals: Taking the Lead in Thinking Skills" (C. Collins); (21) "Teaching Slower Learners Higher Level Thinking" (C. Marshall); and (22) "Vocational and Academic Education Join Hands To Nurture Student Thinking" (M. Hendrix). (SLD)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, General Education, Special Education, Special Programs, State Programs, Thinking Skills, Vocational Education
Publications Distribution Office, Texas Education Agency, 1701 North Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701 ($6.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Note: For a related document, see ED 298 141.