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New and Published Books

  1. The Mental Models Theory of Reasoning

    Refinements and Extensions

    Edited by Walter Schaeken, Andre Vandierendonck, Walter Schroyens, Gery d'Ydewalle, Karl C. Klauer

    The Mental Models Theory of Reasoning presents theoretical and empirical research on an area of growing interest, the status of mental models in deductive reasoning. As research in the framework of the mental models theory flourishes, this book answers a need to assess the contribution of the...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Jumpstart! Thinking Skills and Problem Solving

    Games and activities for ages 7–14

    By Steve Bowkett

    Series: Jumpstart!

    Jumpstart! Thinking Skills and Problem Solving presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities which will jumpstart students’ understanding of problem solving in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers looking for a range of practical and fun ideas to engage...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Nature and Development of Decision-making

    A Self-regulation Model

    By James P. Byrnes

    Although everyone has goals, only some people successfully attain their respective goals on a regular basis. With this in mind, the author attempts to answer the question of why some people are more successful than others. He begins with the assumption that the key to personal success is effective...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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