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MFN No 9106

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Book Title Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners
Author Ritchhart, Ron; Church, Mark; Morrison, Karin;
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Subject Education
Descriptors Thought and thinking -- Study and teaching; Critical thinking -- Study and teaching; Cognition in children;
Call No LB1590.3.R63
Description 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. - Source: Powell's Books
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Imprint San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, 2011
ISBN 978-0-470-91551-6
Edition First edition
Language English
Total Copies 1
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