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Thinking Classroom Suggested Books & Websites
Here's a searchable list of books and links that inspire Thinking Classroom.

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More recommendations appear on the Thinking Classroom Pages and you can learn about Thinking Classroom principles & practices though my own books, Books by Mike Fleetham.

Disclaimer: I'm not responsible for the content of any links or other folks' books, however I hope you find some valuable ideas in them.
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15 Ways to Beat Procrastination

15 Ways to Beat Procrastination Simple ideas to get more done.

https://www.careeraddict.com/15-ways-to-beat-procrastination

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Categories: Websites, Psychology

Tags: productivity Effectiveness

The Productivity Habits
by Ben Elijah

The Productivity Habits <br>by Ben Elijah How to make smart decisions about tasks, events and commitments that might otherwise might overload you.

Available from Amazon

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Categories: Suggested Books, Professional Development, Psychology

Tags: productivity Effectiveness

VIA Character Strength Tests

VIA Character Strength Tests Take the Free Character Strength Test, to discover your range of character strengths.

https://www.viacharacter.org/survey/account/register

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Categories: Websites, Psychology

Tags: Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology Program

Positive Psychology Program Find out more about Positive Psychology

https://positivepsychologyprogram.com/

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Categories: Websites, Psychology

Tags: Positive Psychology

Ted Talk
The New Era of Positive Psychology

Ted Talk <BR> The New Era of Positive Psychology Martin Seligman presenting at TED2004

www.ted.com/talks/martin_seligman_on_the_state_of_psychology/

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Categories: Websites, Psychology

Tags: Positive Psychology

Silence In The Age Of Noise
by Erling Kagge

Silence In The Age Of Noise<br> by Erling Kagge Norwegian explorer Erling Kagge once spent fifty days walking solo across Antarctica, his radio broken. In this bestselling book he explores the power of silence and how we can get some of it into our daily lives.

Available from Amazon

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Categories: Suggested Books, Professional Development, Psychology

Tags: Silence Peace Calm Reflection

Cognitive Biases Poster

Cognitive Biases Poster Watch out! You might be biased! Check out how much with this free poster.

"Cognitive biases make our judgments irrational. We have evolved to use shortcuts in our thinking, which are often useful, but a cognitive bias means there’s a kind of misfiring going on causing us to lose objectivity. This website has been designed to help you identify some of the most common biases stuffing up your thinking."

www.yourbias.is

YourBias 24 Cognitive Biases Poster

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Categories: Websites, Thinking Skills, Psychology

Tags: Poster Your Biases

To Sell is Human
by Daniel Pink

To Sell is Human <br>by Daniel Pink Full Title: To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth About Persuading, Convincing, and Influencing Others

Turns the idea of selling on its head - from something that is done to us, to a collaborative exchange of value. Concepts and principles applicable to teaching and learning.

Available from Amazon

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Categories: Suggested Books, Professional Development, Psychology

Tags: Change Persuasion Influence Learning

Fostering Grit: How do I prepare my students for the real world?
by Thomas R Hoerr

Fostering Grit: How do I prepare my students for the real world? <br>by Thomas R Hoerr

Tom Hoerr is principal at New City School, St Louis and is a practical and inspiring international thought leader. In this fantastic pocket book he'll tell you all you need to know about gritty learning and how to make it come alive in your classrooms, staff rooms and playgrounds. (when I say pocket I mean pocket: this is huge quality over quantity!)

Available from Amazon

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Categories: Suggested Books, Teaching & Learning, Psychology

Tags: Grit Setback Failure Growth Mindset

Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other People's Minds
by Howard Gardner

Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other Peoples Minds <br>by Howard Gardner Prof. Howard Gardner's research set in an ethical, practical and accessible model. Learn how to lead others by giving them opportunities to change their minds.  

Available from Amazon

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Categories: Suggested Books, Leadership, Research, Psychology

Tags: Leadership Style

Emotion: A Very Short Introduction
by Dylan Evans

Emotion: A Very Short Introduction<br>by Dylan Evans An Amazon bestselling introduction to emotions and how to feel/understand them.

Available from Amazon

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Categories: Suggested Books, Psychology

Tags: Emotional Intelligence

Simple Learning Style Questionnaire

Simple Learning Style Questionnaire An introduction to thinking about unique learning styles.

bbc.co.uk/keyskills/extra/module1/1.shtml

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Categories: Websites, Learning Styles, Psychology, Assessment

Tags: Learning Style

Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner Prof. Howard Gardner’s official website. This page includes .pdf downloads of book extracts and articles.

howardgardner.com/multiple-intelligences/

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Categories: Websites, Multiple Intelligences, Psychology

Tags: Thought Leader

Free Online MI Assessment

Free Online MI Assessment Starting points for thinking about Multiple Intelligences profiles.

www.literacynet.org/mi/assessment/findyourstrengths.html

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Categories: Websites, Multiple Intelligences, Psychology, Assessment

Tags: Learning Style

Various Online Tests

Various Online Tests SATs, GCSEs, Tables and Spelling tests; but why stop there?

www.allthetests.com

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Categories: Websites, Research, Psychology

Tags: Relaxation

Motivating Every Learner
by Adam McLean

Motivating Every Learner <br>by Adam McLean An introduction to learner motivation. Explores the various motivations of pupils in the classroom together with advice and activities for teachers. Includes frequent  and useful “Stop and Think” prompts.

Available from Amazon

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Categories: Suggested Books, Psychology, Learning Styles

Tags: Child Development CPD Neuroscience

Updated Deferred Gratification Research

Updated Deferred Gratification Research Does trust influence self control and life success? 

www.rochester.edu/news/show.php?id=4622

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Categories: Websites, Research, Psychology

Tags: Child Development

Deferred Gratification Research

Deferred Gratification Research Children were offered a single marshmallow to eat immediately or promised two if they could wait a while...

www.ted.com/talks/dont_eat_the_marshmallow_yet

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Categories: Websites, Research, Psychology

Tags: Child Development