background preloader

Thinking Foundation

p> Case Studies Thinking Foundations collaborates with schools and school districts around the world for ongoing research. As part of our mission, we provide a forum for schools to tell their stories and share their insights so others can learn from their experiences. While every learning community is unique, it remains possible to discover ideas that bridge the borders of these varied educational settings.

http://www.thinkingfoundation.org/

Related:  Intelligence/Development/Brain Power

What Is Intelligence, Anyway? What Is Intelligence, Anyway? By Isaac Asimov What is intelligence, anyway? When I was in the army, I received the kind of aptitude test that all soldiers took and, against a normal of 100, scored 160. Wikipedia: Critical Thinking Critical thinking is a type of clear, reasoned thinking. According to Beyer (1995) Critical thinking means making clear, reasoned judgements. While in the process of critical thinking, ideas should be reasoned and well thought out/judged.[1] The National Council for Excellence in Critical Thinking defines critical thinking as the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to belief and action

Positive Psychology: Analyzing Happy People For centuries, psychology has done one thing: attempted to fix the unhealthy, depressed and insane. It has focused solely on those in need and completely ignored healthy, happy people. Positive psychology reverses this trend and moves the focus to improving ‘normal’ lives. How to Think Like a Genius Edit Article One Methods:Metaphorming: The Official "Think Like a Genius"® Method There are many ways to classify a genius. But if you look at the historical figures whom most people would consider geniuses, such as Albert Einstein, Leonardo Da Vinci, and Beethoven, you can see one thing they all share in common: they were all able to think in a way different from the mainstream, and thus made connections that no one else did. Based on that pattern, this article will address some of the ways you can think like a genius. Ad

Critical thinking web We have over 100 online tutorials on different aspects of thinking skills. They are organized into modules listed below and in the menu above. Our tutorials are used by universities, community colleges, and high schools around the world. The tutorials are completely free and under a Creative Commons license. BEGINNER'S GUIDE ... © 1995 Dharman Craig PressonAll Rights Reserved “Zen is not what you think!” -- anonymous Preface

Historical Thinking in the Elementary Years: A Review of Current Research CANADIAN SOCIAL STUDIES VOLUME 39 NUMBER 1, FALL 2004 www.quasar.ualberta.ca/css Special Issue: Social Studies Research and Teaching in Elementary Schools Amy von Heyking University of Alberta Return to Articles Abstract History has long held a privileged place within the social studies. How to Develop Your Visualization Skill This is an article by guest writer Albert Foong of UrbanMonk.Net. Think about this: everything we do begin as a thought. Every action, every word, every human creation exists first in our imagination. The ability to see things before they actually happen is what enables us to pursue our dreams and ultimately achieve them. In fact, the better we visualize the future we want, the better our chances to make it happen.

Intute: Encouraging Critical Thinking Online Encouraging Critical Thinking Online is a set of free teaching resources designed to develop students' analytic abilities, using the Web as source material. Two units are currently available, each consisting of a series of exercises for classroom or seminar use. Students are invited to explore the Web and find a number of sites which address the selected topic, and then, in a teacher-led group discussion, to share and discuss their findings. The exercises are designed so that they may be used either consecutively to form a short course, or individually.

The Ten Biggest Mistakes Psychiatrists Make 1. Talk too much It’s not a conversation, and it’s not a debate. You are either treating their symptoms with medication, or guiding them to “treat” their own symptoms. Neither requires much talking. If the psychiatrist says more words than the patient, then the psychiatrist is the patient. History - LEARNING, TEACHING OF - Historical, Past, Students, and Peter historical past students peter LEARNINGBruce A. Van Sledright TEACHING OFBruce A. Van Sledright The learning of history is a complex undertaking.

Related: