ISBN 9781846841477,Getting the Students to Think

Getting the Students to Think



Continuum International Publishing Group

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9781846841477

ISBN-10 184684147X

Paper Back

Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 224 Pages
Language (English)

Literature fiction

Within this book you'll find lots of information, ideas and approaches to help you develop your students" thinking skills. As with all my books, my aim here is to give you practical strategies for developing these skills, ones that you can actually put directly into use in your classroom. As well as offering you suggestions for exercises and activities, I also cover the organizational aspects of teaching thinking in a classroom setting. The advice that I give will be applicable to teachers' right across the primary and secondary spectrum, and for those who are working in all different areas of the curriculum. The new edition of the best-selling book contains a brand new chapter which features the best readers" suggestions on Getting the Buggers to Think.

About the Author
Sue Cowley is an expert on behaviour management, and on creative approaches to teaching and learning. She has written numerous bestselling education and parenting books, which have been translated and published around the world. Sue has written for many teaching publications, including the TES and Nursery Education, and she recently had her own series, 'Manage that Class' on Teachers TV. Sue has also appeared in front of the Education Select Committee, as an expert witness on behaviour in schools. She now works internationally as a trainer and presenter, as well as volunteering in education settings in the UK to ensure that her advice and practice remains relevant to teaching today.

Table of Contents
Thinking: an overview
Thinking: Concentration, behaviour and learning
Planning and teaching thinking
Structuring thinking
Critical thinking
Creative thinking
Thinking and ideas
Thinking activities from my readers
A final thought