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Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners PAP/DVDR Edition
Contributor(s): Ritchhart, Ron, Church, Mark, Morrison, Karin, Perkins, David (Foreward By)

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ISBN: 047091551X     ISBN-13: 9780470915516
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Inc Pub
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: May 2011
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Annotation: "Visible Thinking is a research-based approach to teaching thinking that develops students' thinking dispositions, while at the same time deepening their understanding of the topics they study. Rather than a set of fixed lessons, Visible Thinking is an extensive and adaptable collection of practices that include thinking routines and the documentation of student thinking. The routines are a central element of the practical, functional and accessible nature of Visible Thinking. Thinking routines are easy to use mini-strategies that are repeatedly used in the classroom. They are a small set of questions or a short sequence of steps that can be used across various grade levels and content. Each routine targets a different type of thinking and by bringing their own content, teachers can integrate the routines into the fabric of their classrooms. Thinking Routines help direct student thinking and structure classroom discussion. Thinking becomes visible as the students' different viewpoints are expressed, documented, discussed and reflected upon"--
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Thought and thinking; Study and teaching.
Critical thinking; Study and teaching.
Cognition in children.
BISAC Categories:
- Education | Teaching Methods & Materials
Dewey: 370.15/2
LCCN: 2010049619
Academic/Grade Level: General Adult
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 9.25" H x 6.75" W x 0.75" (1.15 lbs) 294 pages
 
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Contributor Bio(s): >Ron Ritchhart, Ed.D. is a senior researcher at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is the author of Intellectual Character from Jossey-Bass.

Mark Church is the Learning, Assessment, and Instructional Resource Supervisor for the Traverse City Area Public Schools in Michigan.

Karin Morrison is director of The Development Centre at Independent Schools Victoria, Australia and instructor for the WIDE World online course, Making Thinking Visible, at Harvard.

 
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