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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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RSA Animation about Dan Pink's Work on Motivation

RSA Animation about Dan Pinks Work on Motivation

Don't replace reading the book with this; but the animation does give an effective and engaging summary. 


https://www.thersa.org/discover/videos/rsa-animate/2010/04/rsa-animate---drive/

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Drive: The Surprising Truth About What motivates Us
Daniel Pink

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What motivates Us<br>Daniel Pink

Find out why most schools are out of sync with what research says about effective motivation. Do you dare take the risk of motivating your pupils in a different way to get a better result?


Available from Amazon

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Tags: Motivation

Mastery Learning - Education Endowment Foundation

Mastery Learning - Education Endowment Foundation What does the Educational Endowment Foundation say about Mastery Learning? How much does it cost and how much impact does it have?

educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/toolkit/toolkit-a-z/mastery-learning

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Mindset: How You Can Fulfil Your Potential
by Carol Dweck

Mindset: How You Can Fulfil Your Potential<br>by Carol Dweck A contemporary classic? Find out about growth and fixed mindsets; entitist and incrementalist thinking. A growth mindset is foundational for increased success.

Available from Amazon

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Tags: Success Hard Work Character Growth Mindset

Quiet: The Power of Introverts

Quiet: The Power of Introverts TED Talk from Susan Cain about the hidden power of introverts in an extrovert world.

www.ted.com/talks/susan_cain_the_power_of_introverts

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Tags: Group Work Collaboration

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

Thinking Foundation Habits of Mind

Thinking Foundation Habits of Mind An introduction to David Hyerle's powerful thinking around the visual representation of information.

www.thinkingfoundation.org/david/books/habits_of_mind.pdf

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Tags: Visual Learning Visual Thinking

Visual Tools for Transforming Information Into Knowledge
by David Hyerle

Visual Tools for Transforming Information Into Knowledge<br>by David Hyerle Well-researched and practical guide to embedding visual representations in to thinking and learning in any subject.

Available from Amazon

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Tags: Visual Learning Visual Thinking

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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Tags: Data 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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Tags: Meta Analysis Quality Teaching

Brain Scans Explain Maths Problem

Brain Scans Explain Maths Problem Does Maths reside in a special place in your brain?

news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/4780180.stm

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Categories: Websites, Mathematics, Research

Tags: Neuroscience

New Horizons for Learning: Strategies for Learning

New Horizons for Learning: Strategies for Learning Articles and information about effective learning. 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/research/new-horizons-for-learning/

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Tags: CPD Quality Teaching

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

Animations on Vision

Animations on Vision On-line animations to show the skills of human sight.

www.cogsci.uci.edu/~ddhoff/vi6.html

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Categories: Websites, Research, Science

Tags: Visual Thinking

UNESCO Report: Achieving Quality for All

UNESCO Report: Achieving Quality for All UNESCO Report outlining the challenges that we face reaching 57 million learners.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ft5sDJG054w

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Tags: Global UNESCO

Effective Teaching: Review of Research & Evidence

Effective Teaching: Review of Research & Evidence Find a summary & download research that will help you to define what effective teaching means in your school, carried out by CfBT (Centre for British Teachers) Education Trust.

https://www.educationdevelopmenttrust.com/our-research-library/2016/r-effective-teaching

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Categories: Websites, Research, Professional Development

Tags: Visual Thinking

Iris Connect Remote Coaching Case Study

Iris Connect Remote Coaching Case Study

A sample of the kind of impact Mike’s coaching techniques can have using Iris Connect technology.

Supporting and Developing NQTs and RQTs

From RI to Outstanding in 8 Weeks

Embedding a Sustainable Coaching Culture

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Categories: Websites, Research, Professional Development

Tags: In Ear Coaching Coaching CPD

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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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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Tags: Child Development