By establishing a conceptual framework and a common language for educators to work together, this volume attempts to answer the challenge facing all teachers -- how can students improve the quality of their thinking? Methods of strengthening the thought process include: helping students learn to monitor their attention and commitments; asking questions that require students to organize, analyze, and integrate information; setting tasks that involve complex processes such as problem solving and research; and modeling and reinforcing fair-mindedness.Elementary School Journal, 86(2), 1-19. ... The effectiveness of a direct instructional paradigm for teaching main idea comprehension. Reading ... Effects of instruction in text organization on sixth-grade studentsa#39; memory for expository reading.
|Title||:||Dimensions of Thinking and Cognitive Instruction|
|Author||:||Beau Fly Jones, Lorna Idol|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013-05-13|