It's All about Thinking

It's All about Thinking

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How can we help students develop the thinking skills they need to be successful learners? How does this relate to deep learning of important concepts? How can we engage and support diverse learners in inclusive classrooms where they develop understanding and thinking skills? In this book, Faye and Leyton explore these questions and offer classroom examples to help busy teachers develop communities where all students learn.This book is written by two experienced educators who offer a welcoming and qcan doq approach to the big ideas in education today. In this book, you will find:insightful ways to teach diverse learners, e.g., literature and information circles, open-ended strategies, cooperative learning, inquiry curriculum design frameworks, e.g., universal design for learning (UDL) and backward design assessment for, of, and as learning lessons to help students develop deep learning and thinking skills in English, Social Studies, and Humanities excellent examples of theory and practice made accessible real school examples of collaboration -- teachers working together to create better learning opportunities for their studentsLesson 6 a€” Rationale Students are now ready to write a reading response to a question independently, to receive descriptive ... Numbers at the top of the scale give students a sense of how these criteria might later translate into marks (9 oranbsp;...

Title:It's All about Thinking
Author:Faye Brownlie, Leyton Schnellert
Publisher:Portage & Main Press - 2009


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