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ERIC Number: EJ370301
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Let's Not Handicap Able Thinkers.
Baer, John
Educational Leadership, v45 n7 p66-72 Apr 1988
Approaches to teaching thinking such as direct teaching of thinking skills and metacognitive approaches, if applied thoughtlessly, can backfire and inhibit thinking, especially with students who are already able, but unconventional, thinkers. We do not know enough about the nature of thinking processes to warrant a mandated thinking skills program. (TE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
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