ERIC Number: ED306559
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Thinking Skills Instruction: Concepts and Techniques. Building Students' Thinking Skills Series.
Heiman, Marcia, Ed.; Slomianko, Joshua, Ed.
This book is a collection of essays on thinking skills instruction and includes the following chapters and their authors: "Encounter with Thinking" (H. Anderson); "Thinking Skills: Neither an Add-on nor a Quick Fix" (A. Costa); "Teaching for Thinking, of Thinking, and about Thinking" (J. McTighe); "Thinking and Curriculum: Critical Crossroads for Educational Change" (B. Presseisen); "Critical Thinking and the Curriculum" (R. Ennis); "Conversation with David N. Perkins"; "Critical Thinking Attitudes and the Transfer Question" (A. Swartz); "Thinking across the Disciplines: Methods and Strategies to Promote Higher-Order Thinking in Every Classroom" (D. Halpern); "Practice Is Not Enough" (B. Beyer); "Learning to Learn: Improving Thinking Skills across the Curriculum" (M. Heiman); "A Strategy for Developing Dialectical Thinking Skills" (J. Rudinow and R. Paul); "Strategies for Active Involvement in Problem Solving" (J. Karmos and A. Karmos); "Restructuring What We Teach to Teach for Critical Thinking" (R. Swartz); "Developing Metacognition in Composition with Peer Response Groups" (L. Meeks); "Basics in Bloom" (N. Hoelzel); "Teaching Thinking to Teach Literature while Teaching Literature to Teach Thinking" (N. Yeager); "Using Thinking Skills in Modified ESL" (P. Jaynes); "The Direct Teaching of Analysis" (R. Charlton); "Conversation with Arthur Whimbey"; "Teaching Precise Processing through Writing Instruction" (K. Didsbury); "Thinking about Learning: An Anarchistic Approach to Teaching Problem Solving" (J. Lochhead); "Holistic Thinking Skills Instruction: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Improving Intellectual Performance" (W. Sadler, Jr.); "Cognitive Modifiability in Adolescence: Cognitive Structure and Effects of Intervention" (R. Feuerstein and others); "Using Vocabulary Study to Generate Thinking" (E. Roberts); "Teaching Critical Thinking: Are We Making Critical Mistakes? Possible Solutions" (R. Sternberg); "The Direct Teaching of Thinking as a Skill" (E. de Bono); "Developing Students' Thinking Skills through Multiple Perspectives" (R. Rubin); "Developing Thinking Skills in Music Rehearsal Class" (D. Reahm); "Developing Higher-Order Thinking Skills in Home Economics: A Lesson Plan" (N. Watts); "Using Literature to Develop Critical Thinking Skills" (M. Tymoczko); "Questioning in a Writing Program to Develop Thinking" (P. Flemming);"Simulation and Thinking" (R. Levitsky); "The Pre-Contact Time American Indian: A Study in the Meaning and Development of Culture--A Teaching Unit" (J. Feeser); "Think Metric" (D. Gallo); and "The Art of Socratic Reasoning" (E. Skorpen). (MS)
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Strategies, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods
NEA Professional Library, P.O. Box 509, West Haven, CT (Stock No. 0201-6, $15.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.