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Fogarty, Robin – 2002
This book provides insight for linking brain research with the multiple intelligences and emotional intelligence theories. It is a reconceptualization of an earlier work that presented a four-corner framework addressing: setting the climate for thinking, teaching the skills of thinking, structuring the interaction with thinking, and thinking…
Descriptors: Brain, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Metacognition
Fogarty, Robin – 2001
This guide for novice teachers includes ten sections: (1) "A Knowing Colleague as Counsel...About the Policies, Practices, and Politics!" (proactively seek a mentor); (2) "A Place Called 'My Room' for Students To Grow, To Groom, and To Zoom!" (create a climate that fosters growth and pride); (3) "A Method for Managing 1,500 Decisions: On Your…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, Classroom Environment
Fogarty, Robin – 1998
To say that assessments must be authentic, dynamic, fluid, and formative is not to say that normative, standardized evaluations have no place in the overall assessment scheme. What is needed is a combination and balance of assessments. The tri-assessment model promotes using traditional assessments along with portfolio and performance assessments.…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Models
Fogarty, Robin – 1999
This booklet illustrates proven instructional strategies to help teachers help students raise their test scores. Techniques are outlined that will help students improve their communication skills, learn how to mediate their thinking strategies, and understand the best way to attack a question. The advice is developed in the structure of an…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education
Bellanca, James; Fogarty, Robin – 1991
Based on the most comprehensive and current research in the areas of cooperative learning and cognitive instruction, this guide presents practical ideas and model lessons for encouraging cooperative learning in elementary, middle, and high school classrooms. Beginning with the basics for forming cooperative learning groups, the guide outlines the…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cooperative Learning, Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking
Fogarty, Robin – 1997
Some educators suggest that schools shift their teaching paradigm to one of environments in which students take command of their own education, wherein learning is more authentic and students can do what Piaget suggests learning results from--acting upon reality. This book outlines six curricular models based on Gardner's multiple intelligences…
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Classroom Environment, Cognitive Style, Curriculum Development
Fogarty, Robin; Bellanca, James – 1993
This guide is part of a program designed to teach both cognitive skills (thinking skills) and cognitive strategies (thinking procedures) necessary for productive problem solving, mindful decision making, and creative ideation by all students in kindergarten through grade 12 settings. The program is a comprehensive staff development model in which…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cooperative Learning, Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking
Fogarty, Robin – 1994
Metacognition, or thinking about thinking, is an awareness of and control over one's own thinking behavior. This guide for teaching metacognitive reflection in the classroom is divided into three sections that highlight the arenas where metacognition can occur: planning, monitoring, and evaluating. Within each section, 10 specific strategies are…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking
Fogarty, Robin – 1990
Educators are moving toward models of instruction that contain a myriad of interaction patterns among teachers and students. This shift from didactic teaching models to intensely involving designs is difficult for teachers, but is made easier if seen as a gradual change. This book provides an overview of 12 cooperative interaction designs for the…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Classroom Environment, Cognitive Style, Cooperative Learning