100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Developing Thinking Skills

100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Developing Thinking Skills

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Thinking skills are the cornerstones of effective learning. When children are familiar with their 'thinking toolkit' they will engage more actively and confidently with the knowledge and information you teach them. In this brand new edition, author and education consultant Steve Bowkett offers 100 tried and tested activities and techniques to help children become more creative, analytical and flexible in their thinking. Whether you are an experienced teacher or you are just starting your teaching career, there are strategies in this book that you can apply across a wide age and ability range and areas of the primary curriculum. Dip in and use the activities as 'mind warm-ups' and lesson starters, or combine techniques to form the basis of whole topics and more extended programmes of study.a€œDoing this activity helps me with my story writing and it makes me a better thinker too. ... Also, the process of reflecting on first impressions can be transferred to other kinds of writing (for example, persuasive writing, argumentative essays) andanbsp;...

Title:100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Developing Thinking Skills
Author:Steve Bowkett
Publisher:A&C Black - 2014-02-16


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