Making Thinking Visible Book
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Making Thinking Visible


  • Author : Ron Ritchhart
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-03-25
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118015018

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Making Thinking Visible Excerpt :

A proven program for enhancing students' thinking and comprehension abilities Visible Thinking is a research-based approach to teaching thinking, begun at Harvard's Project Zero, 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 a varied collection of practices, including thinking routines?small sets of questions or a short sequence of steps?as well as the documentation of student thinking. Using this process thinking becomes visible as the students' different viewpoints are expressed, documented, discussed and reflected upon. Helps direct student thinking and structure classroom discussion Can be applied with students at all grade levels and in all content areas Includes easy-to-implement classroom strategies The book also comes with a DVD of video clips featuring Visible Thinking in practice in different classrooms.

The Power of Making Thinking Visible Book

The Power of Making Thinking Visible


  • Author : Ron Ritchhart
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-04-09
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119626213

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The Power of Making Thinking Visible Excerpt :

The long-awaited follow-up to Making Thinking Visible, provides new thinking routines, original research, and unique global case studies Visible Thinking—a research-based approach developed at Harvard’s Project Zero – prompts and promotes students’ thinking. This approach has been shown to positively impact student engagement, learning, and development as thinkers. Visible Thinking involves using thinking routines, documentation, and effective questioning and listening techniques to enhance learning and collaboration in any learning environment. The Power of Making Thinking Visible explains how educators can effectively use thinking routines and other tools to engage and empower students as learners and transform classrooms into places of deep learning. Building on the success of the bestselling Making Thinking Visible, this highly-anticipated new book expands the work of the original by providing 18 new thinking routines based on new research and work with teachers and students around the world. Original content explains how to use thinking routines to maximum effect in the classroom, engage students exploration of big ideas, link thinking routines to formative assessment, and more. Providing new research, new global case studies, and new practices, this book: Focuses on the power that thinking routines can bring to learning Provides practical insights on using thinking routines to facilitate student engagement Highlights the most effective techniques for using thinking routines in the classroom Identifies the skillsets and mindsets needed to truly make thinking visible Features actionable classroom strategies that can be applied across grade levels and content areas Written by researchers from Harvard’s Project Zero, The Power of Making Thinking Visible: Using Routines to Engage and Empower Learners is an indispensable resource for K-12 educators and curriculum designers, higher education instructional designers and educators, and professional learning c

Creating Cultures of Thinking Book

Creating Cultures of Thinking


  • Author : Ron Ritchhart
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-02-23
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118974629

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Creating Cultures of Thinking Excerpt :

Discover why and how schools must become places where thinkingis valued, visible, and actively promoted As educators, parents, and citizens, we must settle for nothingless than environments that bring out the best in people, takelearning to the next level, allow for great discoveries, and propelboth the individual and the group forward into a lifetime oflearning. This is something all teachers want and all studentsdeserve. In Creating Cultures of Thinking: The 8 Forces We MustMaster to Truly Transform Our Schools, Ron Ritchhart, author ofMaking Thinking Visible, explains how creating a culture ofthinking is more important to learning than any particularcurriculum and he outlines how any school or teacher can accomplishthis by leveraging 8 cultural forces: expectations, language, time,modeling, opportunities, routines, interactions, andenvironment. With the techniques and rich classroom vignettes throughout thisbook, Ritchhart shows that creating a culture of thinking is notabout just adhering to a particular set of practices or a generalexpectation that people should be involved in thinking. A cultureof thinking produces the feelings, energy, and even joy that canpropel learning forward and motivate us to do what at times can behard and challenging mental work.

Intellectual Character Book
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Intellectual Character


  • Author : Ron Ritchhart
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2004-08-25
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780787972783

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Intellectual Character Excerpt :

What does it really mean to be intelligent? Ron Ritchhart presents a new and powerful view of intelligence that moves beyond ability to focus on cognitive dispositions such as curiosity, skepticism, and open mindedness. Arguing persuasively for this new conception of intelligence, the author uses vivid classroom vignettes to explore the foundations of intellectual character and describe how teachers can enculturate productive patterns of thinking in their students. Intellectual Character presents illustrative, inspiring stories of exemplary teachers to help show how intellectual traits and thinking dispositions can be developed and cultivated in students to promote successful learning. This vital book provides a model of authentic and powerful teaching and offers practical strategies for creating classroom environments that support thinking.

Making Thinking Visible Book

Making Thinking Visible


  • Author : Linda Flower
  • Publisher : National Council of Teachers
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 332
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015079169192

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Designed for writing teachers and researchers in composition, this book describes and analyzes the "Making Thinking Visible" project, which was conducted through the Center for the Study of Writing at Carnegie Mellon University.

A Guide to Documenting Learning Book

A Guide to Documenting Learning


  • Author : Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-08
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781506385587

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A Guide to Documenting Learning Excerpt :

A new approach to contemporary documentation and learning What is learning? How do we look for, capture, reflect on, and share learning to foster meaningful and active engagement? This vital resource helps educators answer these questions. A Guide to Documenting Learning facilitates student-driven learning and helps teachers reflect on their own learning and classroom practice. This unique how-to book Explains the purposes and different types of documentation Teaches different “LearningFlow” systems to help educators integrate documentation throughout the curriculum Provides authentic examples of documentation in real classrooms Is accompanied by a robust companion website where readers can find even more documentation examples and video tutorials

Visible Thinking in the K   8 Mathematics Classroom Book

Visible Thinking in the K 8 Mathematics Classroom


  • Author : Ted H. Hull
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2011-01-21
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452269405

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Visible Thinking in the K 8 Mathematics Classroom Excerpt :

Seeing is believing with this interactive approach to math instruction Do you ever wish your students could read each other’s thoughts? Now they can—and so can you! This newest book by veteran mathematics educators provides instructional strategies for maximizing students’ mathematics comprehension by integrating visual thinking into the classroom. Included are numerous grade-specific sample problems for teaching essential concepts such as number sense, fractions, and estimation. Among the many benefits of visible thinking are: Interactive student-to-student learning Increased class participation Development of metacognitive thinking and problem-solving skills

Ready  Set  SCIENCE  Book
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Ready Set SCIENCE


  • Author : National Research Council
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2007-11-30
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309106146

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Ready Set SCIENCE Excerpt :

What types of instructional experiences help K-8 students learn science with understanding? What do science educators, teachers, teacher leaders, science specialists, professional development staff, curriculum designers, and school administrators need to know to create and support such experiences? Ready, Set, Science! guides the way with an account of the groundbreaking and comprehensive synthesis of research into teaching and learning science in kindergarten through eighth grade. Based on the recently released National Research Council report Taking Science to School: Learning and Teaching Science in Grades K-8, this book summarizes a rich body of findings from the learning sciences and builds detailed cases of science educators at work to make the implications of research clear, accessible, and stimulating for a broad range of science educators. Ready, Set, Science! is filled with classroom case studies that bring to life the research findings and help readers to replicate success. Most of these stories are based on real classroom experiences that illustrate the complexities that teachers grapple with every day. They show how teachers work to select and design rigorous and engaging instructional tasks, manage classrooms, orchestrate productive discussions with culturally and linguistically diverse groups of students, and help students make their thinking visible using a variety of representational tools. This book will be an essential resource for science education practitioners and contains information that will be extremely useful to everyone �including parents �directly or indirectly involved in the teaching of science.

Maker Centered Learning Book

Maker Centered Learning


  • Author : Edward P. Clapp
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-12-05
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119259701

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Maker Centered Learning Excerpt :

The Agency by Design guide to implementing maker-centered teaching and learning Maker-Centered Learning provides both a theoretical framework and practical resources for the educators, curriculum developers, librarians, administrators, and parents navigating this burgeoning field. Written by the expert team from the Agency by Design initiative at Harvard's Project Zero, this book Identifies a set of educational practices and ideas that define maker-centered learning, and introduces the focal concepts of maker empowerment and sensitivity to design. Shares cutting edge research that provides evidence of the benefits of maker-centered learning for students and education as a whole. Presents a clear Project Zero-based framework for maker-centered teaching and learning Includes valuable educator resources that can be applied in a variety of design and maker-centered learning environments Describes unique thinking routines that foster the primary maker capacities of looking closely, exploring complexity, and finding opportunity. A surge of voices from government, industry, and education have argued that, in order to equip the next generation for life and work in the decades ahead, it is vital to support maker-centered learning in various educational environments. Maker-Centered Learning provides insight into what that means, and offers tools and knowledge that can be applied anywhere that learning takes place.

The Power of Making Thinking Visible Book

The Power of Making Thinking Visible


  • Author : Ron Ritchhart
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-05-05
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119626046

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The Power of Making Thinking Visible Excerpt :

The long-awaited follow-up to Making Thinking Visible, provides new thinking routines, original research, and unique global case studies Visible Thinking—a research-based approach developed at Harvard’s Project Zero – prompts and promotes students’ thinking. This approach has been shown to positively impact student engagement, learning, and development as thinkers. Visible Thinking involves using thinking routines, documentation, and effective questioning and listening techniques to enhance learning and collaboration in any learning environment. The Power of Making Thinking Visible explains how educators can effectively use thinking routines and other tools to engage and empower students as learners and transform classrooms into places of deep learning. Building on the success of the bestselling Making Thinking Visible, this highly-anticipated new book expands the work of the original by providing 18 new thinking routines based on new research and work with teachers and students around the world. Original content explains how to use thinking routines to maximum effect in the classroom, engage students exploration of big ideas, link thinking routines to formative assessment, and more. Providing new research, new global case studies, and new practices, this book: Focuses on the power that thinking routines can bring to learning Provides practical insights on using thinking routines to facilitate student engagement Highlights the most effective techniques for using thinking routines in the classroom Identifies the skillsets and mindsets needed to truly make thinking visible Features actionable classroom strategies that can be applied across grade levels and content areas Written by researchers from Harvard’s Project Zero, The Power of Making Thinking Visible: Using Routines to Engage and Empower Learners is an indispensable resource for K-12 educators and curriculum designers, higher education instructional designers and educators, and professional learning c

Thinking Connections Book

Thinking Connections


  • Author : David N. Perkins
  • Publisher : Dale Seymour Publications
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Classroom environment
  • Pages : 130
  • ISBN 10 : UVA:X002738200

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The Google Infused Classroom  A Guidebook to Making Thinking Visible and Amplifying Student Voice Book

The Google Infused Classroom A Guidebook to Making Thinking Visible and Amplifying Student Voice


  • Author : Holly Clark
  • Publisher : Elevate
  • Release Date : 2019-02
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 146
  • ISBN 10 : 1733646809

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The Google Infused Classroom A Guidebook to Making Thinking Visible and Amplifying Student Voice Excerpt :

Looking for ways to use technology in the classroom to improve learning outcomes and make lessons come alive? This book is written for every teacher who wants to amplify teaching and learning in the classroom using powerful online tools that put learning first! Transform Your Teaching - EdTech experts Holly Clark and Tanya Avrith provide a guidebook to help you use technology to engage your learners and amplify the learning experience in your classroom--with Google Apps and other online tools. Empower Your Students - This book will teach you how to allow students to show their thinking, demonstrate their learning, and share their work with authentic audiences - to use technology in meaningful ways that prepare them for the future! Start with 20 Simple Tools - This book focuses on 20 essential tools that will help teachers to easily make student thinking visible, give every student a voice and allow them to share their work. Examples You Can Use Tomorrow - With instructions for incorporating twenty of the best Google-friendly tools, including a special bonus section on Digital Portfolios

Coercive Control Book

Coercive Control


  • Author : Evan Stark
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 452
  • ISBN 10 : 9780195384048

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Coercive Control Excerpt :

Drawing on cases, Stark identifies the problems with our current approach to domestic violence, outlines the components of coercive control, and then uses this alternate framework to analyse the cases of battered women charged with criminal offenses directed at their abusers.

Number Sense Routines Book

Number Sense Routines


  • Author : Jessica F. Shumway
  • Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 178
  • ISBN 10 : 9781571107909

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Number Sense Routines Excerpt :

Jessica Shumway has developed a series of routines designed to help young students internalize and deepen their facility with numbers. The daily use of these quick five-, ten-, or fifteen-minute experiences at the beginning of math class will help build students' number sense. --from publisher description