ERIC Number: ED332166
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Developing Minds: A Resource Book for Teaching Thinking. Revised Edition, Volume 1.
Costa, Arthur L., Ed.
This eight-part book contains 69 articles which address topics related to helping students become effective thinkers. The articles are organized under these categories: (1) the need to teach students to think; (2) creating school conditions for thinking; (3) what is thinking? deciding on definitions; (4) a curriculum for thinking; (5) thinking pervades the curriculum; (6) teaching for thinking; (7) teaching strategies; and (8) assessing growth in thinking abilities. The book lists other resources for teaching thinking (in nine appendixes) which include a glossary of cognitive terminology, observation forms, checklists, questionnaires, evaluation instruments, suggestions for getting started, and questions for system planners. (PRA)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Comprehension, Concept Formation, Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Decision Making, Developmental Stages, Elementary Secondary Education, Problem Solving, Program Descriptions, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, VA 22314 (Stock No. 611-91026, $24.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA.
Note: For volume 2, see CS 010 589. For previous edition, see ED 262 968.