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Stories for Thinking

Author : Robert Fisher
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First Stories for Thinking

Author : Robert Fisher
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A resource book for KS1 teachers to help teachers meet the national curriculum and literacy hour requirements in English for reading, writing, spelling and listening.

Thinking Stories 1

Author : Philip Cam
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Collection of stories for children aged 8 to 12, designed to encourage children to raise questions about philosophical topics such as the nature of truth, to explore different points of view, and to initiate discussions about time, change and environment. A teacher resource/activity book is also available. The authors are members of the Philosophy for Children movement. The editor is a senior lecturer in the school of philosophy at the University of New South Wales. He is a former president of the Philosophy for Children Association of NSW and foundation chairperson of the Federation of Australian Philosophy for Children Associations.

Thinking in Story

Author : Richard A. Jensen
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Jensen draws clues from the storytelling tradition which underlies much of Scripture to develop a carefully constructed rationale and design for narrative preaching. Chapters detail "sources for stories" and offer field-tested examples.

Take Five Minutes Fascinating Facts and Stories for Reading and Critical Thinking

Author : Ruth Foster
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Features reproducible intellectually stimulating activities that promote learning, reinforce what has been covered, sparks students' interest and takes only a few minutes to use.

Teaching Thinking

Author : Robert Fisher
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Ahighly successful guide to encourage classroomdiscussion fordeveloping children's thinking, learning and literacy skills containsmaterial on the latest trends in teaching thinking, including dialogic teaching, creativity and personalized learning. This sourcebook of ideas is essential reading for anyone seeking to develop children's minds, to build their self-esteem or to improve the quality of teaching and learning in schools.

Thinking Stories to Wake Up Your Mind

Author : Mike Fleetham
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Stories with open endings, leaving a choice or dilemma thet the listeners need to think about.

Thinking Stories

Author : Philip Cam
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Eleven stories by different writers, in the 'Children's Philosophy Series' to encourage children aged 8-12 to discuss and explore with their parents and teachers questions about appearance and reality, order in nature, magic and make-believe, freedom and rights, mind and body, and the multicultural society, in a philosophical search for meaning. The stories are of two types - whimsical magic, or children's discussions with adults or other children on issues that puzzle them. Numbers in the margin of each story facilitate reference to discussion points.

Let s Think

Author : Paul Cleghorn
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This book contains 50 philosophical stories to stimulate thinking. These assembly stories are divided into ten themes and are suitable for both whole school and classroom use.

Thinking Stories

Author : Jackie Scott
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Educational title for gifted and advanced learners.

Thinking for Learning

Author : Simon Percival
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Thinking for Learning looks at the place of different thinking skills approaches in delivering a twenty-first century education. It is a practical book held together by an extensive range of detailed case studies. The authors have skilfully collected the arguments for and against a thinking skills approach, described the different ways of enhancing thinking and shown what is possible in the classroom. If you have begun, or are about to begin, developing a thinking for learning approach in your school, then this book will help you on your journey. Included in the book: how to select a thinking for learning approach guidance on staff development effective design of activities whole school approaches the pros and cons of what is available the best questioning techniques sample schemes of work implementation of the NC Thinking Skills ssessment for Learning l the best books, resources and websites embedding thinking


Author : Robert Eidelberg
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Willy the Wisher and Other Thinking Stories

Author : Carl Bereiter
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"Willy the Wisher and Other Thinking Stories" teaches logical thinking. As each story progresses, the child is asked questions that prompt him or her to determine what is wrong with what a character has done or said, to anticipate what is going to happen as a result, or to think of other possibilities that the character has not considered.

What Was I Thinking

Author : Barbara Davilman
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The stories you are about to read are true. Often hilarious and always relatable, they all describe the moment when good sense and simple self-respect triumph over the human need to be loved—or, at least, the need to be with a particular man. The relationship may not last beyond lunch, or it may linger for weeks, months, or even years. But inside, you know: it's over. What Was I Thinking?58 Bad Boyfriend Stories includes contributions from: Francesca Lia Block Bonnie Bruckheimer Cindy Chupack Kate Coe Melinda Culea Carrie Fisher Wendy Hammers Nicole Hollander Maira Kalman Lisa Napoli Lynn Snowden Picket Mimi Pond Rachel Resnick Penny Stallings Laurie Winer Amy Wruble Whether the story is funny, sad, poignant, sweet, or just plain psychotic—we bet you can't read just one.

Stories as a Mode of Thinking

Author : Richard Green Moulton
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Stories at Work

Author : Terrence L. Gargiulo
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How to use storytelling to become a better communicator, presenter, negotiator, teacher, listener, and leader.

Stories for Girls

Author : Shirley Hassen
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A Kiss for a Blow Or A Collection of Stories for Children

Author : Henry Clarke Wright
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Nathan Levy s Stories with Holes

Author : Nathan Levy
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A collection of open-ended stories intended to encourage imaginative and intuitive thinking.

49 Tales of The Thinking Machine 49 detective stories featuring Professor Augustus S F X Van Dusen also known as The Thinking Machine

Author : Jacques Futrelle
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This carefully crafted ebook: “49 Tales of The Thinking Machine (49 detective stories featuring Professor Augustus S. F. X. Van Dusen, also known as "The Thinking Machine")" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Professor Van Dusen . is a fictional character in a series of detective short stories and two novels by Jacques Futrelle. Some of the short stories were originally published in The Saturday Evening Post and the Boston American. In the stories Professor Van Dusen solves a variety of different mysteries together with his friend Hutchinson Hatch, reporter of a fictional newspaper called "The Daily New Yorker". The professor is known as the "Thinking Machine", solving problems by the remorseless application of logic. His catchphrases include, "Two and two always equal four," "Nothing is impossible", and "All things that start must go somewhere." Table of Contents : “The Thinking Machine” My first Experience with the great Logician A Piece of String The Problem of the Perfect Alibi The Problem of the Stolen Bank Notes The Problem of Convict no. 97 The first problem The Problem of the Crystal Gazer Five Millions by Wireless The Problem of the Green Eyed Monster The Problem of the Hidden Million Kidnapped Baby Blake, Millionaire The Problem of the Missing Necklace The Problem of the Motor Boat The Mystery of the Ralston Bank Burglary The Problem of the Opera Box The Problem of the Cross Mark The Problem of the Broken Bracelet The Problem of the Lost Radium The Problem of the Stolen Rubens The Problem of the Souvenir Cards The Problem of the Superfluous Finger The case of the Scientific Murderer The Problem of the Deserted House The Mystery of the Fatal Cipher The Mystery of the Flaming Phantom The Problem of the Ghost Woman The Mystery of the Golden Dagger The Great Auto Mystery The Grinning God The Mystery of the Grip of Death The Haunted Bell The Jackdaw The Problem of the Knotted Cord The Mystery of the Man Who Was Lost The Mystery of a Studio The Problem of the Organ Grinder The Phantom Motor The Problem of the Private Compartment The Problem of the Auto Cab The Problem of the Red Rose The Roswell Tiara The Mystery of the Scarlet Thread The Silver Box The three Overcoats The Tragedy of the Life Raft The Problem of Cell 13 The Problem of the Vanishing man The Problem of the Interrupted Wireless Jacques Heath Futrelle (1875 – 1912) was an American journalist and mystery writer. He is best known for writing short detective stories featuring Professor Augustus S. F. X. Van Dusen, also known as "The Thinking Machine" for his application of logic to any and all situations. Futrelle died in the sinking of the RMS Titanic.