Making thinking visible : how to promote engagement, understanding, and independence for all learners (#0471WN4)

by Ritchhart, Ron
Paperback Jossey-Bass, 2011
Price: USD 29.95
Description: xxvi, 294 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 DVD (sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
Dewey: 370.15; Int Lvl: PF


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DVD.;"DVD included"--Cover.;Includes bibliographical references (page 275-280) and index. Describes learning environments and routines that promote the development of individuals who can think, plan, create, question, and engage independently. Includes a DVD featuring instructive video clips.

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A proven program for enhancing students' thinking andcomprehension abilities

Visible Thinking is a research-based approach to teachingthinking, begun at Harvard's Project Zero, that develops students'thinking dispositions, while at the same time deepening theirunderstanding of the topics they study. Rather than a set offixed lessons, Visible Thinking is a varied collection ofpractices, including thinking routines?small sets of questions or ashort sequence of steps?as well as the documentation of studentthinking. Using this process thinking becomes visible as thestudents' different viewpoints are expressed, documented,discussed and reflected upon.

  • Helps direct student thinking and structure classroomdiscussion
  • Can be applied with students at all grade levels and in allcontent areas
  • Includes easy-to-implement classroom strategies

The book also comes with a DVD of video clips featuring VisibleThinking in practice in different classrooms.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
  • Publication Date: May 3, 2011
  • Format: Paperback
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Dewey: 370.15
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: xxvi, 294 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 DVD (sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
  • Tracings: Church, Mark, 1970- ; Morrison, Karin.
  • ISBN-10: 0-470-91551-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-470-91551-6
  • LCCN: 2010-049619
  • Follett Number: 0471WN4
  • Interest Level: PF

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