Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement Understanding and Independence for All Learners (Jossey-Bass Teacher) (Paperback) by Ritchhart Ron Church Mark Morrison Karin
A proven program for enhancing students' thinking andcomprehension abilities Visible Thinking is a research-based approach to teachingthinking begun at Harvard's Project Zero that develops students'thinking dispositions while at the same time deepening theirunderstanding of the topics they study. Rather than a set offixed lessons Visible Thinking is a varied collection ofpractices including thinking routines?small sets of questions or ashort sequence of steps?as well as the documentation of studentthinking. Using this process thinking becomes visible as thestudents' different viewpoints are expressed documenteddiscussed and reflected upon. * Helps direct student thinking and structure classroomdiscussion * Can be applied with students at all grade levels and in allcontent areas * Includes easy-to-implement classroom strategies The book also comes with a DVD of video clips featuring VisibleThinking in practice in different classrooms.