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Theory of teaching thinking : international perspectives / edited by Laura Kerslake and Rupert Wegerif.

Contributor(s): Kerslake, Laura, editor. | Wegerif, Rupert, editor.
Call number: LB1590.3 T496 2018 Material type: TextTextPublisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018Description: xi, 167 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781138297906 (pbk.) ; 9781138297890 (hbk.) ; 9781315098944 (ebk.) (Invalid ISBN) Subject(s): Thought and thinking -- Study and teaching | Education -- PhilosophyDDC classification: 370.15/2
Contents:
A recent history of teaching thinking / Steve Higgins -- Emotions : can't think with them, can't think without them / Doug Newton -- Thinking beyond rationalism / Emma Williams -- Philosophy with children from pragmatism to posthumanism: thinking through the community of philosophical inquiry / Laura Kerslake -- Fixing Humpty-Dumpty : putting higher-order skills and knowledge together again / Carl Bereiter and Marlene Scardamalia -- A dialogic theory of teaching thinking / Rupert Wegerif -- Learning to think collectively : a response to the wicked problems of our times / Valerie A. Brown -- A Confucian perspective on developing thinking skills / Li Li -- An outline of assessment in humanistic conversations: definitions, aims and design / Benzi Slakmon and Baruch Schwarz -- Theory and the evaluation of teaching thinking / Bob Burden and Steve Higgins.
Summary: "Across the world education for 'thinking', or '21st Century Skills' or 'Creativity' is seen as the key to thriving in the Internet Age. This book provides a much needed introduction and guide to this critical subject. The OECD suggest teaching thinking as key to growing a more successful economy, others claim it is needed for increased democratic engagement and well-being. Teaching for Thinking and Creativity questions what we mean by 'thinking' or 'creativity'in the context of teaching and takes a global perspective incorporating contributions from neurocognitive, technological, Confucian, philosphical and dialogical perspectives"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

A recent history of teaching thinking / Steve Higgins -- Emotions : can't think with them, can't think without them / Doug Newton -- Thinking beyond rationalism / Emma Williams -- Philosophy with children from pragmatism to posthumanism: thinking through the community of philosophical inquiry / Laura Kerslake -- Fixing Humpty-Dumpty : putting higher-order skills and knowledge together again / Carl Bereiter and Marlene Scardamalia -- A dialogic theory of teaching thinking / Rupert Wegerif -- Learning to think collectively : a response to the wicked problems of our times / Valerie A. Brown -- A Confucian perspective on developing thinking skills / Li Li -- An outline of assessment in humanistic conversations: definitions, aims and design / Benzi Slakmon and Baruch Schwarz -- Theory and the evaluation of teaching thinking / Bob Burden and Steve Higgins.

"Across the world education for 'thinking', or '21st Century Skills' or 'Creativity' is seen as the key to thriving in the Internet Age. This book provides a much needed introduction and guide to this critical subject. The OECD suggest teaching thinking as key to growing a more successful economy, others claim it is needed for increased democratic engagement and well-being. Teaching for Thinking and Creativity questions what we mean by 'thinking' or 'creativity'in the context of teaching and takes a global perspective incorporating contributions from neurocognitive, technological, Confucian, philosphical and dialogical perspectives"-- Provided by publisher.

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