Designing a Thinking Curriculum responds to the challenge of disengagement in the middle years of schooling by providing teachers and administrators with ideas for the implementation of a thinking curriculum in their schools.
Teachers, teacher educators and curriculum consultants describe how they have been influenced by theorists, their use of appropriate cognitive theories, and strategies they have developed that will assist students to develop higher order thinking skills. Ways of accommodating a variety of learning styles and establishing supportive school structures are also presented.
Teachers in this book show how they have
Designing a Thinking Curriculum will inspire, inform and motivate teachers looking to implement a thinking curriculum in the middle years of schooling. It is a practical first-hand account of the experiences of teaching colleagues based on sound pedagogy.