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Starfleet Cadets

Steve Williams reports on a numeracy and literacy email adventure that pushed children into problem-solving activities.

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30/12/2010
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Activities speak louder than words

Jeremy Hayward and Gerald Jones look at strategies for teaching concepts in the classroom.

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30/12/2010
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Diagnosing learning difficulties

Faced with children who find it hard to learn, teachers resort to ‘differentiation’. But this is just a coping strategy with little or no scientific justification. With the help of work of Reuven Feuerstein’s, teachers could take back responsibility for diagnosing and remediating their clients’ learning difficulties, argues Howard Sharron.

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30/12/2010
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Can children be philosophical?

Richard Fox asks whether ‘Philosophy for Children’ programmes really create abstract, philosophical skills in young children. He has doubts.

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30/12/2010
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Children Poetry And Thinking

Anthony Wilson offers some insights into serious wordplay to encourage different kinds of thinking in children’s approach to writing poetry.

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30/12/2010
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From Clockwork To Software

Images associated with the thinking process have changed with the times.

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30/12/2010
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Storywise

Karin Murris and Joanna Haynes present a unique resource to enhance children’s thinking.

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30/12/2010
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Circle Of Friends

Children with emotional and behavioural difficulties can be helped to think and feel in a different way through a ‘circle of friends’. Bob Burden and Gill Taylor report on some illuminating research.

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30/12/2010
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IQ Testing And Thinking

Traditional IQ tests are more a reflection of school-related learning and general knowledge than complex forms of reasoning and thinking. Ken Richardson discusses their flawed nature as a guage of children’s intelligence.

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30/12/2010
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Taken To TASC

The teaching of thinking and problem-solving skills in the classroom needs to be refined and extended. Belle Wallace suggests a coherent framework for its development.

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30/12/2010
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Critical Thinking and Young Offenders

Excluded, disruptive and imprisoned young people responded extremely well to a thinking skills course. Roy Van Den Brink-Budgen asks why?

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30/12/2010
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Think Before You Surf

Tatiana Wilson shows how to prepare children for an information-rich future using strategies from the Literacy Hour to hone their Internet skills.

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30/12/2010
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Reviews

Book reviews - Thinking Skills and Early Childhood Education; Thinking Together; Storywise: Thinking Through Stories.

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30/12/2010
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Editorial

Editorial for Teaching Thinking, Summer 2001

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23/02/2011
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News

News for Teaching Thinking, Summer 2001.

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23/02/2011
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