Thinking, Fast and Slow
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Thinking, Fast and Slow


  • Author: Daniel Kahneman
  • Release Date : 2011-10-25
  • Genre: Psychology
  • File Size: 6639714 Bytes


Major New York Times bestsellerWinner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the ten best books of 2011A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 TitleOne of The Economist's 2011 Books of the Year One of The Wall Street Journal's Best Nonfiction Books of the Year 20112013 Presidential Medal of Freedom RecipientKahneman's work with Amos Tversky is the subject of Michael Lewis's The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our MindsIn the international bestseller, Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman, the renowned psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. ...

Critical Thinking Series #1: Basic Skills 1 -Critical Thinking and Research
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Critical Thinking Series #1: Basic Skills 1 -Critical Thinking and Research


  • Author: Ann Scholl
  • Release Date : 2016-06-04
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • File Size: 219431093 Bytes


This is the first chapter in a series of books designed for second language critical thinking learners. The series is designed for nonAnglo-American contexts, and the chapters are suitable for secondary or entry-level tertiary students. This chapter focuses on asking critical questions as one begins a research project....

Thinking Skills
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Thinking Skills


  • Author : John Butterworth
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-04-18
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107606302


Thinking Skills Book Description :

Thinking Skills, second edition, is the only endorsed book offering complete coverage of the Cambridge International AS and A Level syllabus....

Critical Thinking Skills

Critical Thinking Skills


  • Author : Stella Cottrell
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2017-01-01
  • Genre: Critical thinking
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781137550521


Critical Thinking Skills Book Description :

"Stella Cottrell's student-centred approach demystifies critical thinking and breaks down a complex subject into manageable chunks. With clear explanations, relevant examples and plenty of exercises throughout, this book helps students to develop their analytical reasoning skills and apply them to a range of tasks including reading, note-making and writing. This text will turn even the most hesitant student into a proficient critical thinker. This is an ideal companion for students of study skills, humanities, social sciences, business and arts programmes, where assessment includes essay and report writing. It is suitable for students of all levels"--Provided by publisher....

Advanced Critical Thinking Skills

Advanced Critical Thinking Skills


  • Author : Roy Van Den Brink-Budgen
  • Publisher : How To Books
  • Release Date : 2011-06-01
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781848034129


Advanced Critical Thinking Skills Book Description :

This book takes the skills introduced in Roy van den Brink-Budgen's bestselling book Critical Thinking for Students and extends and builds on them. As a result, it will be especially useful for students on advanced level courses, whether in schools, colleges, or universities. It shows how complex arguments can be built up, analysed, and evaluated. It also shows how the use of various types of claim can be approached in argument, by stressing the need to ask a series of questions about their possible significance. The frequent role of explanation in the drawing of inference is also detailed. In addition, it applies Critical Thinking skills to decision-making, showing how these skills can clarify the choices available, their possible consequences, and ...

Building Thinking Skills

Building Thinking Skills


  • Author : Howard Black
  • Publisher : Critical Thinking Company
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0894553011


Building Thinking Skills Book Description :

Provides an ... effective tool for implementing analysis skills ... necessary for success in all academic disciplines....

Thinking Skills

Thinking Skills


  • Author : Lisa Carmona
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2003-08-28
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1589473507


Thinking Skills Book Description :

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Enhancing Thinking Skills in the Sciences and Mathematics

Enhancing Thinking Skills in the Sciences and Mathematics


  • Author : Diane F. Halpern
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0805810536


Enhancing Thinking Skills in the Sciences and Mathematics Book Description :

In recent years national and international reports have been issued that speak of the sad state of the educational system in the United States and the desperate need for reform in teaching science and mathematics. Cognitive psychologists and mathematics and science educators have responded to this need by designing instructional programs that are more compatible with our knowledge of how people acquire, use, and retain knowledge. Many of the guiding principles that underlie these programs are presented in this volume such as teaching comprehension of scientific text through a problem-solving approach: problem planning and representation, selection of relevant information, and simultaneous monitoring of both the specifics of the problem and the mental...

Teaching Thinking Skills

Teaching Thinking Skills


  • Author : Barry K. Beyer
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015028417981


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Higher Order Thinking Skills to Develop 21st Century Learners
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Higher Order Thinking Skills to Develop 21st Century Learners


  • Author : Wendy Conklin
  • Publisher : Shell Education
  • Release Date : 2011-06
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1425808220


Higher Order Thinking Skills to Develop 21st Century Learners Book Description :

Uses practical and research-based approaches to improve students' higher-order thinking skills and includes strategies for differentiating higher-order thinking skills and developing them in English language learners....

The Thoughtful Teacher s Guide to Thinking Skills

The Thoughtful Teacher s Guide to Thinking Skills


  • Author : Gary A. Woditsch
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0805802894


The Thoughtful Teacher s Guide to Thinking Skills Book Description :

From the vantage of new cognitive theory, this book manages to integrate the thinking skill mission across the full range of formal instruction, from K through graduate school. It explores and prioritizes thinking skill aims at each instructional level, and then details how classroom practice can adjust to achieve those aims. This guide leads to solid ground, perspective and technique for the individual teacher at any level who wants to enhance thinking skill development. It will prove indispensable to those planning curriculum with a thinking skill emphasis....

How to Teach Thinking Skills Within the Common Core

How to Teach Thinking Skills Within the Common Core


  • Author : James A. Bellanca
  • Publisher : Solution Tree Press
  • Release Date : 2012-06-22
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781936764099


How to Teach Thinking Skills Within the Common Core Book Description :

Packed with examples and tools, this practical guide prepares teachers across all grade levels and content areas to teach the most critical cognitive skills from the Common Core State Standards. Discover a doable three-phase model of explicit teaching, guided practice in content-based lessons, and authentic application in standards-based performance tasks that will strengthen students’ ability to learn across the curriculum....