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Thinking Classroom Top Website Recommendations

Here’s a selection of websites that will provide practical and theoretical foundations for your own Thinking Classroom. Arranged into four sections:

Rationale for Thinking Classrooms
Embedding Thinking Classroom Principles
Thinking Classroom Cornerstone - Multiple Intelligences
Thinking Classroom Cornerstone – Thinking Skills

Disclaimer: I'm not responsible for the content of these links, however I hope you find some valuable ideas.

Rationale for Thinking Classrooms:

The Royal Society of Arts

The Royal Society of Arts The Royal Society of Arts finds practical solutions to today’s social challenges with the aim of enhancing human capability. From this page you can download its latest studies and reports around educational access, engagement and innovation.

thersa.org/learning-cognition-creativity/education

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Categories: Websites, Professional Development, Creativity

Tags: Innovation

Global Education First

Global Education First This United Nations’ global initiative gives a valuable perspective on the challenges we all face in educating our world’s children. The site includes inspiring stories, aims, multi-media resources and a list of how corporate partners are helping to fund this immense task.

www.globaleducationfirst.org/priorities.html

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Categories: Websites, Professional Development

Tags: Global UNESCO

The Sutton Trust

The Sutton Trust The Sutton Trust evaluates educational interventions that aim to help non-privileged children. It then acts to embed these ideas into education systems. Its Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) is dedicated to breaking the link between family income and educational achievement. EEF’s research is often cited as evidence to support particular initiatives in schools.

suttontrust.com/education-endowment-foundation

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Categories: Websites, Research

Tags: Data Quality Teaching

Embedding Thinking Classroom Principles:

New Horizons

New Horizons Since 1980 New Horizons for Learning has served as a leading-edge resource for understanding learning. It is packed with articles, research and strategies about what works in the classroom.

education.jhu.edu/PD/newhorizons/

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Categories: Websites, Professional Development

Tags: Quality Teaching

Marzano Research

Marzano Research Robert Marzano’s research-based pedagogies and resources provide guidance and direction to professional educators. From this section you can search and download reports and articles.

www.marzanoresearch.com/research/about

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Categories: Websites, Research

Tags: Meta Analysis Quality Teaching

Thinking Classroom Cornerstone - Multiple Intelligences:

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

Thinking Classroom Cornerstone – Thinking Skills:

Northern Irish Curriculum

Northern Irish Curriculum Thinking Skills and Personal Capabilities as interpreted for the Northern Irish curriculum. On this page you can watch a video of Carol McGuinness whose ideas partly inspired this website.

www.nicurriculum.org.uk/what_are_tspc/

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Categories: Websites, Thinking Skills, Curriculum

Tags: National Strategies


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