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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 77 new and published books in the subject of Thinking Skills — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Thought and Knowledge

    An Introduction to Critical Thinking, 5th Edition

    By Diane F. Halpern

    This best-selling textbook, written by award-winning educator and past president of the American Psychological Association, Diane F. Halpern, applies theory and research from the learning sciences to teach students the thinking skills they need to succeed in today's world. This new edition retains...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. Interthinking: Putting talk to work

    By Karen Littleton, Neil Mercer

    Through using spoken language, people are able to think creatively and productively together. This ability to ‘interthink’ is an important product of our evolutionary history that is just as important for our survival today. Many kinds of work activity depend on the success of groups or teams...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Encouraging Learning

    How you can help children learn

    By James Nottingham

    ‘I recommend this book to anyone wishing to help children learn. In it you will find some lovely ideas for improving the way we encourage, support and praise all young people.’ Professor Carol Dweck, author of Mindset, Stanford University, USA ‘James has developed a rare skill for blending...

    Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Creativity for a New Curriculum: 5-11

    Edited by Lynn D Newton

    Creativity for a New Curriculum: 5-11 provides an account of what creativity really means in the context of children’s learning in the primary school, and describes in practical terms what teachers can do to foster it. At a time of curriculum development and change, it focuses on the opportunity to...

    Published May 30th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Using Comic Art to Improve Speaking, Reading and Writing

    By Steve Bowkett

    Using Comic Art to Improve Speaking, Reading and Writing uses children’s interest in pictures, comics and graphic novels as a way of developing their creative writing abilities, reading skills and oracy. The book’s underpinning strategy is the use of comic art images as a visual analogue to help...

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Talking Points: Discussion Activities in the Primary Classroom

    By Lyn Dawes

    Talking Points: Discussion Activities in the Primary Classroom encourages and supports classroom discussion on a range of topics, enabling children to develop the important life-skill of effective group communication. Children who can explain their own ideas and take account of the points of view...

    Published October 27th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Philosophy for Young Children

    A Practical Guide

    By Berys Gaut, Morag Gaut

    With this book, any teacher can start teaching philosophy to children today! Co-written by a professor of philosophy and a practising primary school teacher, Philosophy for Young Children is a concise, practical guide for teachers. It contains detailed session plans for 36 philosophical enquiries -...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Smart Thinking

    A Programme for Developing Thinking Skills in 7 to 12 Year Olds

    By Jeni Wilson, Lesley Wing Jan

    Smart Thinking helps primary school teachers to develop their pupil's capacities to become deep thinkers and independent learners. Supporting the creation of a thoughtful classroom that provides opportunities for pupil's negotiation, goal setting and decision making, this book...

    Published January 12th 2009 by David Fulton Publishers

  9. Learning for Themselves

    Pathways for Thinking and Independent Learning in the Primary Classroom

    By Kath Murdoch, Jeni Wilson

    In a world of rapidly changing knowledge which requires new and transferable skills, classrooms are increasingly being viewed as places where pupils learn how to learn. In order to help pupils develop new skills, teachers must encourage them to work independently and manage...

    Published January 8th 2009 by David Fulton Publishers

  10. Countdown to Creative Writing

    Step by Step Approach to Writing Techniques for 7-12 Years

    By Stephen Bowkett

    Series: Countdown

    Developing children's writing abilities boosts their confidence, creates enjoyment and relevance in the task and cultivates a range of decision-making and problem-solving skills that can then be applied across the curriculum. The Countdown series provides all the support you need in helping...

    Published October 23rd 2008 by David Fulton Publishers