Making thinking visible: how to promote engagement, understanding, and independence for all learners
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Dr Ron Ritchart, Mark Church and Karin Morrison

Aiming to help teachers and pupils think, this book presents ideas for ‘externalizing’ of the process of thought so learners can understand them better and practice improving their thinking and learning.

Six key principles characterize the authors’ approach to learning; that retaining knowledge is a consequence of thinking; good thinking is not only a matter of skill, but also of disposition; the development of thinking is a social endeavour; fostering thinking requires making thinking visible; classroom culture should set the tone for learning and shape what is learned; schools must be cultures of thinking for teachers.

The authors present ideas and  strategies that support the development of a positive, engaged learning culture in the classroom, with techniques that will help pupils to speak, write, and draw their learning. 

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Exploring how to establish a learning culture of metacognition in the classroom, this book may be useful for teachers wishing to introduce more theory-based activities into their practice. 


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