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ERIC Number: ED263545
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Pages: 74
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Developing and Improving Student Thinking Abilities. Information Packet.
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Div. of Instruction.
The 13 articles in this information packet are intended to assist individuals involved in developing plans to improve student thinking within a school or a school district. The topics discussed include (1) the need to improve student thinking, (2) obstacles that stand in the way of teaching thinking skills, (3) practical approaches to improving thinking skills, (4) teaching for intelligent behavior, (5) teaching thinking skills through an inclusion process, (6) mediating metacognition, (7) knowing when students are getting better at thinking, and (8) some thoughts on thinking and its development. Also included are conditions determining a classroom's thoughtfulness; a list of reference materials on thinking and resources on critical thinking; questions to consider when examining thinking skills programs; and a list of thinking assessment instruments. (HOD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Div. of Instruction.
Note: Printed on colored paper.