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Teaching For Critical Thinking

Author : Stephen D. Brookfield
ISBN : 9781118146712
Genre : Education
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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 settings as diverse as college, adult education, and secondary schools—on how to thrive on the unpredictability of classroom life."—Better Teaching "The author [relates] some of his own personal experiences as an educator in encouraging critical thinking. His insight and honesty in relating these experiences is valuable and interesting."—CBE Report "Brookfield's book will serve as an effective focus that can facilitate faculty in thinking critically about their work, their community, their relationships, not only individually but collaboratively."—Teaching Sociology "He offers clear, jargon-free, and unpretentious guidance." —Reference & Research Book News "The author is so darned good at finding and highlighting the key research." —Training "Brookfield illustrates practically his major scholarly interest in this readable, innovative, and perceptive book on college teaching."—Choice

Teaching Critical Thinking

Author : Bell Hooks
ISBN : 0415968208
Genre : Social Science
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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 being seen through the lens of negative racist, sexist stereotypes. One teacher asked how to handle tears in the classroom, while another wanted to know how to use humor as a tool for learning. Addressing questions of race, gender, and class in this work, hooks discusses the complex balance that allows us to teach, value, and learn from works written by racist and sexist authors. Highlighting the importance of reading, she insists on the primacy of free speech, a democratic education of literacy. Throughout these essays, she celebrates the transformative power of critical thinking. This is provocative, powerful, and joyful intellectual work. It is a must read for anyone who is at all interested in education today.

Teaching Critical Thinking Skills

Author : Mal Leicester
ISBN : 9780826435439
Genre : Education
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Provides practical information for teachers on developing their students' critical thinking skills.

Teaching Critical Thinking In Psychology

Author : Dana S. Dunn
ISBN : 1444305182
Genre : Psychology
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Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology features current scholarship on effectively teaching critical thinking skills at all levels of psychology. Offers novel, nontraditional approaches to teaching critical thinking, including strategies, tactics, diversity issues, service learning, and the use of case studies Provides new course delivery formats by which faculty can create online course materials to foster critical thinking within a diverse student audience Places specific emphasis on how to both teach and assess critical thinking in the classroom, as well as issues of wider program assessment Discusses ways to use critical thinking in courses ranging from introductory level to upper-level, including statistics and research methods courses, cognitive psychology, and capstone offerings

Teaching Critical Thinking

Author : Laura Billings
ISBN : 9781317925163
Genre : Education
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Help students meet today’s literacy demands with this new book from Terry Roberts and Laura Billings. The authors show how a seminar approach can lead students deeper into a text and improve their speaking, listening, and writing skills, as recommended by the Common Core State Standards. Roberts and Billings provide easy-to-follow information on implementing Paideia Seminars, in which students discuss a text and ask open-ended questions about it. When teachers use this lesson format, students are exposed to a wide range of increasingly complex texts. They also learn how to collaborate, talk about, and reflect on what they’re reading, to make meaning independently and together. Seminars can be done in English class and across the curriculum, using social studies documents or math problems as the texts under discussion. Teaching Critical Thinking also offers an array of practical resources: teacher lesson plans student samples a list of possible ideas and values for discussion a guide to asking good questions during a seminar six full seminar plans (including the texts), covering literature, social studies, and science topics

Teaching Critical Thinking

Author : Grace E. Grant
ISBN : UOM:39015013087294
Genre : Psychology
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"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.

The Teaching Of Critical Thinking

Author : Edward D'Angelo
ISBN : UOM:39015005454080
Genre : Education
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Teaching Critical Thinking

Author : James A. Drake
ISBN : STANFORD:36105031753481
Genre : Education
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Teaching Critical Thinking

Author : John H. Clarke
ISBN : UOM:39015029985457
Genre : Education
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Briefly explains the theory behind teaching critical thinking, and looks at how to develop, examine, and apply ideas

Fact Vs Fiction Teaching Critical Thinking Skills In The Age Of Fake News

Author : Jennifer Lagrade
ISBN : 1564847047
Genre : Education
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