WAYS TO IMPROVE STUDENTS' THINKING

© William Peirce 2004

1. Improve students' metacognitive abilities

2. Use effective questioning strategies 3. Have students use oral and written language often and informally 4. Design tasks that require thinking about content as a primary goal 5. Teach explicitly how to do the thinking needed for the tasks 6. Create a classroom atmosphere that promotes risk-taking and speculative thinking Back to PGCC annotated list of documents

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