Teaching Critical Thinking

Teaching Critical Thinking


  • Author : bell hooks
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-02-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135263492


Teaching Critical Thinking Book Description :

In Teaching Critical Thinking, renowned cultural critic and progressive educator bell hooks addresses some of the most compelling issues facing teachers in and out of the classroom today. In a series of short, accessible, and enlightening essays, hooks explores the confounding and sometimes controversial topics that teachers and students have urged her to address since the publication of the previous best-selling volumes in her Teaching series, Teaching to Transgress and Teaching Community. The issues are varied and broad, from whether meaningful teaching can take place in a large classroom setting to confronting issues of self-esteem. One professor, for example, asked how black female professors can maintain positive authority in a classroom without...

Teaching for Critical Thinking
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Teaching for Critical Thinking


  • Author : Stephen D. Brookfield
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-10-18
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118146712


Teaching for Critical Thinking Book Description :

praise for previous books by stephen d. brookfield "Award-winning author Stephen Brookfield offers insight,inspiration, and down-to-earth advice to all teachers in settingsas diverse as college, adult education, and secondaryschools—on how to thrive on the unpredictability of classroomlife."—Better Teaching "The author [relates] some of his own personal experiences as aneducator in encouraging critical thinking. His insight and honestyin relating these experiences is valuable andinteresting."—CBE Report "Brookfield's book will serve as an effective focus that canfacilitate faculty in thinking critically about their work, theircommunity, their relationships, not only individually butcollaboratively."—Teaching Sociology "He offers clear, jargon...

Teaching Critical Thinking

Teaching Critical Thinking


  • Author : Grace E. Grant
  • Publisher : Praeger Pub Text
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015013087294


Teaching Critical Thinking Book Description :

Teaching Critical Thinking presents case studies of teaching in four disciplines, demonstrating how teachers view secondary content and transform content knowledge into work tasks for students. Based on interviews and classroom observation, the volume identifies the relation between imagery embedded in content knowledge and the transformation of pedagogical content knowledge into curriculum. Although most educators argue for the primacy of pedagogy in teaching critical thinking, Grant asserts that teachers' content understanding shapes instructional functions and the selection of activities. Included is an analysis of four teachers' efforts to convey their content understanding to students through critical thinking tasks....

Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology

Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology


  • Author : Dana S. Dunn
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-01-30
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1444305182


Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology Book Description :

Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology features currentscholarship on effectively teaching critical thinking skills at alllevels of psychology. Offers novel, nontraditional approaches to teaching criticalthinking, including strategies, tactics, diversity issues, servicelearning, and the use of case studies Provides new course delivery formats by which faculty cancreate online course materials to foster critical thinking within adiverse student audience Places specific emphasis on how to both teach and assesscritical thinking in the classroom, as well as issues of widerprogram assessment Discusses ways to use critical thinking in courses ranging fromintroductory level to upper-level, including statistics andresearch methods courses, cognitive psycho...

Teaching Creative and Critical Thinking in Schools

Teaching Creative and Critical Thinking in Schools


  • Author : Russell Grigg
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2018-12-10
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781526465511


Teaching Creative and Critical Thinking in Schools Book Description :

How do we encourage children to think deeply about the world in which they live? Research-based and highly practical, this book provides guidance on how to develop creative and critical thinking through your classroom teaching. Key coverage includes: · Classroom-ready ideas to stimulate high-order thinking · How to think critically and creatively across all areas of the curriculum · Case studies from primary, secondary and special schools · Philosophical approaches that give pupils the space to think and enquire This is essential reading for anyone on university-led and schools-based primary and secondary initial teacher education courses including undergraduate (BEd, BA QTS), postgraduate (PGCE, SCITT), School Direct, Teach First and employment-...

Teaching Critical Thinking

Teaching Critical Thinking


  • Author : John E. McPeck
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-10-04
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781315526478


Teaching Critical Thinking Book Description :

This book, first published in 1990, takes a critical look at the major assumptions which support critical thinking programs and discovers many unresolved questions which threaten their viability. John McPeck argues that some of these assumptions are incoherent or run counter to common sense, while others are unsupported by the available empirical evidence. This title will be of interest to students of the philosophy of education....

Teaching Critical Thinking Skills to Fourth Grade Students Identified as Gifted and Talented

Teaching Critical Thinking Skills to Fourth Grade Students Identified as Gifted and Talented


  • Author : Debra Connerly
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Critical thinking
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:137340171


Teaching Critical Thinking Skills to Fourth Grade Students Identified as Gifted and Talented Book Description :

The purpose of this action research project was to discover if critical thinking skills could be explicitly taught to fourth grade students identified as gifted and talented. The intellectual standards of clarity, accuracy, relevance, logic, and fairness were the focus of the study. Moving students from being naive and self absorbed about heir thinking to taking ownership of their thoughts was the goal. The primary source for the activities came from the Miniature Guide to Critical Thinking for Children (Elder, 2002). Data sources included a student pre- and post-assessment, classroom teacher observation inventory, talented and gifted teacher observation inventory, and both student and teacher journals. There was evidence that teaching these skills r...

Critical Thinking and Learning

Critical Thinking and Learning


  • Author : Danny K. Weil
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0313323895


Critical Thinking and Learning Book Description :

Examines how critical thinking can be taught in a variety of settings and disciplines....

Cases on Teaching Critical Thinking through Visual Representation Strategies

Cases on Teaching Critical Thinking through Visual Representation Strategies


  • Author : Shedletsky, Leonard J.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2014-03-31
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466658172


Cases on Teaching Critical Thinking through Visual Representation Strategies Book Description :

One of the most important aspects of a comprehensive education involves teaching students to analyze arguments and form their own opinions based on available information. Visual and graphical mapping strategies are useful in helping students to consider problems from a variety of perspectives. Cases on Teaching Critical Thinking through Visual Representation Strategies brings together research from scholars and professionals in the field of education to provide new insights into the use of visual aids for student development in reasoning and critical thinking. This essential reference source will enable academics, researchers, and practitioners in fields such as education, business, and technology to more effectively foster students’ critical think...