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The Little Book Of Thunks

Author : Ian Gilbert
ISBN : 9781845903398
Genre : Philosophy
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A Thunk is a beguiling question about everyday things that stops you in your tracks and helps you start to look at the world in a whole new light. The author guides you through the origins and uses of Thunks and demonstrates how this powerful little book can develop philosophical thinking for all ages ... remember there are no right or wrong answers to these questions. How liberating is that ...? Winner of The Author's Licensing and Collecting Society Award for Educational Writing by the Society of Authors.
Category: Philosophy

The Little Book Of Thunks

Author : Ian Gilbert
ISBN : 1845900626
Genre : Education
File Size : 90.43 MB
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Presents a collection of questions that will help develop thinking skills, covering such topics as truth, reality, beliefs, the natural world, art, beauty, war, religion, friendship, and life and death.
Category: Education

The Book Of Thunks

Author : Ian Gilbert
ISBN : 9781845903138
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 33.69 MB
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A Thunk is a beguiling question about everyday things that stops you in your tracks and helps you start to look at the world in a whole new light. A thunk will shake up your templates, rattle your thought routines, and make you think about things differently! The ideal gift for possibly the most impossible person to buy for!
Category: Psychology

The Little Book Of Big Stuff About The Brain

Author : Andrew Curran
ISBN : 9781845902094
Genre : Education
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Designed as a cover to cover read which leaves the reader with a working knowledge of the human brain from its first evolution 2 billion years ago to the present day. A light-hearted look at the brain aimed at a lay audience. It especially focuses on the neurobiology of emotional intelligence and in many ways is the neurobiological explanation of why emotional intelligence is so important to health, wealth and happiness.
Category: Education

Independent Thinking

Author : Ian Gilbert
ISBN : 9781781350799
Genre : Education
File Size : 42.62 MB
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Think for yourself before someone does it for you. The first in a new series by and for people who know how important it is to think for yourself. Written by Independent Thinking founder Ian Gilbert, this book is an invaluable collection of reflections, ideas and insights on the nature of learning, thinking, creativity and, drawing on Ian s experience in three continents, the role education has in changing not only people s lives but also entire societies. Combining articles published in the UK, Middle East and South America plus examples of his controversial online postings and Tweets with new observations and insights and at least 100 Twittered Thunks or Twunks this book is the informed ramblings of a passionate educationalist who has made a significant difference to classrooms for over 20 years and has earned the right to speak his mind.
Category: Education

Young Gifted And Bored

Author : David George
ISBN : 9781845907563
Genre : Education
File Size : 77.83 MB
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Many gifted and talented children are bored and frustrated in the classroom. Many are not achieving their potential and talents are going unrecognised. Written by an experienced and world renowned author with a wealth of experience, this practical guide will challenge, excite and inspire teachers and show them how they can identify and provide for the needs of these children.
Category: Education

Teach Now Mathematics

Author : Julia Upton
ISBN : 9781317667575
Genre : Education
File Size : 55.5 MB
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Being taught by a great teacher is one of the great privileges of life. Teach Now! is an exciting new series that opens up the secrets of great teachers and, step-by-step, helps trainees to build the skills and confidence they need to become first-rate classroom practitioners. Written by a highly-skilled practitioner, this practical, classroom-focused guide contains all the support you need to become a great mathematics teacher. Combining a grounded, modern rationale for learning and teaching with highly practical training approaches, the book guides you through the themes of mathematics teaching and the skills needed to demonstrate learning. Teach Now! Mathematics also offers clear, straightforward advice on classroom practice, lesson planning and working in schools. Teaching and learning, planning, assessment and behaviour management are all covered in detail, with a host of carefully chosen examples used to demonstrate good practice. Every example is rooted in recent experience in the mathematics classroom. The commonalities of teaching pedagogy across all subjects are discussed but this book gets to the heart of the unique nature of this subject. From building confidence to developing problem-solving skills and mathematical literacy, this book considers what the keys to success are in learning, and hence teaching, mathematics. There are also chapters on dealing with pressure, excelling in observations, finding the right job and succeeding at interview. Throughout the book, there is a great selection of ready-to-use activities, strategies and techniques which will help put you on the fast track to success in the classroom. With a strong emphasis on sparking students’ interest and enthusiasm in mathematics, this book is your essential guide as you start your exciting and rewarding career as an outstanding mathematics teacher.
Category: Education

The The Perfect Teacher

Author : Jackie Beere
ISBN : 9781781351406
Genre : Education
File Size : 63.52 MB
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Teachers have the most important job in the world because they are creating the future. They need to be passionate about their subject and their pupils, expert facilitators, amazing role models, the very best learners in the class and massively resilient to survive and thrive in the 21st century educational minefield. Jackie Beere presents a pragmatic, practical guide to help you grow and flourish so that you can become the outstanding teacher that makes the difference between success and failure for our future generation. Expectations are high, time is short – prepare to be challenged and supported to be the best you can be.
Category: Education

365 Things To Make You Go Hmm

Author : Sparky Teaching
ISBN : 9781781351581
Genre : Education
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This book gives teachers ways to provoke thought and start discussion - something schemes of work don't always allow time for. With a curriculum that is getting increasingly content-heavy, it's important for teachers to look to develop thinking skills where they can. 365 Things to make you go hmm ... provides one opportunity a day (through questions / tasks) to develop skills like creative thinking, a sense of wonder, logic and decision-making. By getting pupils talking, classroom communities are built. Skills include: creative thinking, mathematical thinking, problem-solving, critical thinking, personal / inter-personal skills, a sense of wonder/curiosity about the world. For use by teachers from KS1 through to secondary teachers.
Category: Education

Perfect Assessment For Learning

Author : Claire Gadsby
ISBN : 9781781350287
Genre : Education
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Too much valuable teacher time is devoted to the kind of marking and feedback which does little to improve pupils' learning. This easy to read guide introduces a range of innovative and practical strategies to ensure that assessment genuinely is for learning
Category: Education