Teaching Thinking: An Agenda for the Twenty-First Century

Synopsis

Comprehensively addressing the development of thinking from a wide variety of perspectives, this volume presents original work from cognitive psychologists, curriculum specialists, federal government and business leaders, politicians, educational theorists, and other prominent figures specializing in this complex field. These experts provide directives for teacher education, textbook development, classroom activities, administrative policies, publication procedures, business connections, community education strategies, and whole school projects as sample plans of action. Designed to spark adoptions of the solutions it proposes, this book suggests significant steps that can be taken to move toward more advanced thinking instruction in our educational systems.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Robert Calfee
  • Barbara Z. Presseisen
  • Beau Fly Jones
  • Margaret Tinzmann
  • Jean Pierce
  • Robert Calfee
  • Barbara Z. Presseisen
  • Beau Fly Jones
  • Margaret Tinzmann
  • Jean Pierce
  • Jim Duffy
  • Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar
  • Laura Klenk
  • William H. Teale
  • Terry Salinger
  • Patricia A. McGrane
  • Robert J. Sternberg
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Hillsdale, NJ
Publication year:
  • 1992