Teaching Critical Thinking Skills (Ideas in Action)

Teaching Critical Thinking Skills (Ideas in Action)

By: Mal Leicester (author)Paperback

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Description

This book provides practical information for teachers on developing their students' critical thinking skills. Ensuring that students leave school with good critical thinking skills has become a high priority over the last few years. This highly practical book provides effective strategies for developing these skills. The strategies can be adapted for all age ranges. This highly practical series contains a wide range of books of importance to teachers, trainees and NQTs. Each book is packed with ready-to-use activities to be used in the classroom. They are quick and easy to dip into: each technique is presented on the left-hand page, and the facing right-hand page shows a practical activity to put that technique into practice.

About Author

Mal Leicester is an Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Nottingham.

Contents

Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 - What Is Critical Thinking?; Chapter 2 - Rational Thought; Chapter 3 - Formal Debate; Chapter 4 - Tools of Critical Thinking Criticality and Meta-Level Tools of Reflection; Chapter 5 - What Is Philosophy?; Chapter 6 - Moral and Ethical Reflection; Chapter 7 - Critical Teaching: Bringing It All Together; Appendix; Remembering Emerald Elf - An Illustrative Children's Story.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780826435439
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 136
  • ID: 9780826435439
  • ISBN10: 0826435432

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