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  • Item #: 015990
    ISBN: 9781564720474
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    Based on the original Bloom's Taxonomy, this reference helps you develop lessons through six levels of critical thinking, from lowest to highest: knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. A definition of each term is provided, as well as key words and sample question formats that can be used at each level of reasoning.

  • Item #: 006830
    ISBN: 9781564727299
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    This reference, keyed to Bloom's taxonomy, helps you to "build" your lessons and discussions through the levels of critical thinking. It defines each level (knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, evaluation) and supplies typical question formats that you would use to address this level of reasoning. Use it for discussion in any subject area - including reading! The revised version contains more "teacher" jargon, but the two are very similar.

  • Item #: 060813
    ISBN: 9781601445070
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  • Item #: 005792
    ISBN: 9780894556418
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    Contains: Basic Concepts, Common Errors in Reasoning, Propaganda Techniques, Advertising and Schemes, Examining Arguments and Value Judgments, Learning to be Open-Minded.

  • Item #: 005793
    ISBN: 9780894550591
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    Contains: Uses & Misuses of Words, Logic without Quantified Statements, Common Errors in Reasoning, Techniques of Propaganda and Argument, Probabilities of Truth & Falsity, Logic with Quantified Statements, Characteristics of Arguments, Arguments about Everyday Matters.

  • Item #: 051984
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    Looking for an engaging way to teach nutrition to your high schoolers? This comprehensive DVD series may be exactly what you are looking for. Correlated to state standards, this fast paced and fun series provides an overview of health and nutrition. Topics include: What is nutrition?; Macronutrients: carbohydrates, fats, and protein; digestion; metabolism; metabolic syndrome; sugar overload and processed foods; calories; nutrients; hunger and appetite; food groups; vitamins and minerals; water; nutritional disorders; exercise; weight management and weight loss; alternative diets; psychology of eating; the food industry; organic foods; fresh/local foods; food safety; how to make healthy choices and being an informed consumer.

    Produced by Cerebellum, the company behind the Standard Deviant Nutrition DVD, this set provides a more comprehensive look at nutrition and offers a printable workbook. Bundle consists of four DVDs and a digital PDF workbook. The digital workbook contains graphic organizer with lecture outline; group activities-which may be modified for homeschool use; transcript of video information; short answer questions-recall and critical thinking; and quizzes. Answer key provided, running time is 220 min. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 068030
    ISBN: 9780936110189
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     Have you been avoiding the topic of logic/critical thinking because you don’t how to explain it? I mean, how to you teach someone to think? This book has 30 weekly lessons, broken into daily activities. Each day of the week features a particular thinking skill: analytical thinking, flexible thinking, problem solving, elaborative thinking and originality. The student pages are reproducible and can be completed in a just a few minutes. It doesn’t get much easier to teach than that! It may take a total of 15 minutes a day total. Use this as a brain warm-up in the mornings! This can easily be used with a classroom or co-op, as well as the homeschooling family. Some random sample activities include: matching an emotion face with a statement, writing in the blank who might have said a particular statement, finding a maze solution in 3 turns, make a 3D spider with a paper and scissors, using letter clues to answer questions, food x-rays, verb puzzlers, figuring out a word that has been substituted with a nonsense word, etc. pb, 315pp, Tinman Press. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 003486
    ISBN: 9781601445001
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    Young children will appreciate this hands-on approach to developing analytic thinking skills via an exploration of shapes, colors, and patterns. The activities require three types of manipulatives: attribute blocks, pattern blocks, and interlocking (or multilink) cubes. Like the Building Thinking Skills program, activities cover four key areas: Similarities and Differences, Sequences, Classifications, and Analogies. Simple activity instructions appear at the top of each page as a basic guideline for the teacher. The activity book itself is approximately 250 pages. Manipulatives are not included. Required manipulatives for this program are as follows: A) Pattern Blocks – set of 100 in six colors and shapes (triangle, trapezoid, rhombus (2 types), hexagon, square); B) Interlocking Cubes – set of 100 (plastic cubes that link on all sides, 10 cubes of 10 different colors); C) Attribute Blocks – set of 60 (pieces come in 5 shapes (triangle, square, rectangle, circle, hexagon), 3 colors (red, blue, yellow), 2 sizes (large, small), 2 thicknesses). ~ Anh
  • Item #: 022378
    ISBN: 9780825162749
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    This book contains a collection of activities to help students develop their critical thinking skills. The book is divided into seven chapters focusing on different skills - judging the relevance of information; distinguishing among facts, assumptions, and values; understanding the relationship of conditions or events in stories; recognizing cause and effect relationships; rational thinking; persuasive techniques; and recognizing assumptions. Each skill is first introduced by a short example and exercise. The remainder of the chapter contains at least six different passages or stories, with questions to answer after each one. The passages are nonfiction, but interesting and appealing to kids. The questions are in a variety of formats depending upon the skill being covered, and include multiple choice, matching, long answer, and more to test comprehension and practice critical thinking. Overall, this well-designed course progresses at a good pace and appears to be both worthwhile and thought-provoking. Answer key is included. Reproducible. - Melissa

  • Item #: 008009
    ISBN: 9780825162756
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    For the high schooler, this series develops critical thinking and reading skills which focus on nine particular competencies. These nine fundamental skills were selected based on a survey of English teachers that asked them to identify the skills which are most important to student success in English. The "winners" were: recognizing and remembering key ideas; identifying the main idea; recognizing similarities; identifying sequences; the ability to cite evidence to support a position or point of view; recognizing differences between fact, probability, and opinion; the ability to judge the adequacy of information for specific purposes; selecting criteria to use for making judgments; drawing valid conclusions from the data studied. As you can see, these are not just skills to aid in reading and understanding, but abilities that will help students to succeed wherever problem-solving skills are needed. The apt title of the book was chosen because the authors "want students to be able to perceive what's important, valid, and the main idea of what they're reading, and not be misled or distracted by superfluous details or spurious arguments." Answers to the questions (which you will probably need) are included with the student book. Reproducible.

  • Item #: 068220
    ISBN: 9781629383538
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  • Item #: 068221
    ISBN: 9781629383545
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  • Item #: 068222
    ISBN: 9781629383484
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  • Item #: 068216
    ISBN: 9781629383491
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  • Item #: 068218
    ISBN: 9781629383514
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  • Item #: 041026
    ISBN: 9781601448972
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    If you like to solve mysteries, here is a new series from the Critical Thinking Company. Critical Thinking Detective is a short book (32 pages) of fun little mysteries about all types of thieves car thief, lunch money thief, necklace thief you get the idea. Simply read the short mystery and find the evidence against the suspects, a description of each suspect is included. A page for recording your notes and evidence against each is given; this is your opportunity to write it out and think about it. These mysteries are solved with careful reading and studying; some are more challenging than others, but they aren't intended to be tricky. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 037816
    ISBN: 9781933748191
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  • Item #: 068217
    ISBN: 9781629383507
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  • Item #: 068219
    ISBN: 9781629383521
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  • Item #: 068223
    ISBN: 9781629383477
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  • Item #: 037703
    ISBN: 9781933748184
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  • Item #: 025359
    ISBN: 9781601445797
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    Systematic method of practicing critical thinking in a test-taking format by teaching a four step process for successful multiple choice questions in two test areas: reading skills and math skills. Additional test taking strategies and common mistakes are reviewed.
  • Item #: 006528
    ISBN: 9781601442673
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  • Item #: 035636
    ISBN: 9780811466066
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  • Item #: 043490
    ISBN: 9781601441454
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    Not just a course in logic, but also in critical reading, reasoning, and problem solving as well. This is not a course designed for independent study, but is interesting enough to enjoy working through with your students. (With 4 children in the appropriate age range, weââ‚™ve taken to using the supper table for our discussion-type lessons. It sure beats some of our less educational dinnertime chit-chat! This series is broad in scope and topics covered (see contents below). The books contain interesting real-life situations. A ââ‚Å"logicalâ₝ follow-up to Building Thinking Skills from the same publisher.
  • Item #: 060815
    ISBN: 9781601446640
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  • Item #: 060816
    ISBN: 9781601447708
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  • Item #: 024042
    ISBN: 9780881603835
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  • Item #: 014217
    ISBN: 9780894559112
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    A brand new starting point for the Building Thinking Skills series, the Beginning course is intended for children ages 3 and 4. Pages are brightly colored and uncluttered, with exercises that look fun for kids this age to do. Basic skills covered include colors, similarities and differences, geometric shapes, inference, measurement, problem solving, and analogies. At a deeper level, two pages at the beginning show which exercises relate to physiological development and cognitive skills such as visual tracking, auditory processing, and fine motor skills development, among others. If you were to find an area that needs attention, you could focus on the exercises on these page numbers. No manipulatives are required with this book; however, some of the exercises show geometric shapes that look like attribute blocks. It would be easier and more fun for the student to have these available during the lesson, and if you go on to Building Thinking Skills Primary, you will need them anyway. sc, 218 pgs.

  • Item #: 009023
    ISBN: 9780894556425
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