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The Resource Why America's children can't think : creating independent minds for the 21st century, Peter Kline

Why America's children can't think : creating independent minds for the 21st century, Peter Kline

Label
Why America's children can't think : creating independent minds for the 21st century
Title
Why America's children can't think
Title remainder
creating independent minds for the 21st century
Statement of responsibility
Peter Kline
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Arguing against the use of standardized testing, the author uses his experience as an innovative teacher to outline a plan for fostering creative thinking among American youth through the teaching and practice of reading
Cataloging source
CLE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kline, Peter
Dewey number
370.118
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB1062
LC item number
.K58 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Creative thinking in children
  • Critical thinking in children
  • Cognition in children
Label
Why America's children can't think : creating independent minds for the 21st century, Peter Kline
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1. Building the foundation -- The great conversation -- A civilization challenged to literacy -- The birth of awareness -- The mystery and miracle of language -- Visualization -- How the brain learns to read a text -- Visual Problems in reading -- Decrazifying English -- We're always reading about ourselves -- Interlude -- pt. 2. Constructing the edifice -- Reading to promote thinking -- Reading as a conscious process -- Constructing a personal view -- Finding ourselves in a book -- How teachers can help -- Getting the beginning straight -- Appreciating writing style -- Building mental models -- Reason and emotion
  • Discussing books with orders -- Writing our thoughts for others -- Writing as integration of experience -- Looking for Mr. Shakespeare -- Constructing a worldview
Control code
50610237
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxv, 405 pages
Isbn
9781930722101
Lccn
2004298118
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)50610237
Label
Why America's children can't think : creating independent minds for the 21st century, Peter Kline
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1. Building the foundation -- The great conversation -- A civilization challenged to literacy -- The birth of awareness -- The mystery and miracle of language -- Visualization -- How the brain learns to read a text -- Visual Problems in reading -- Decrazifying English -- We're always reading about ourselves -- Interlude -- pt. 2. Constructing the edifice -- Reading to promote thinking -- Reading as a conscious process -- Constructing a personal view -- Finding ourselves in a book -- How teachers can help -- Getting the beginning straight -- Appreciating writing style -- Building mental models -- Reason and emotion
  • Discussing books with orders -- Writing our thoughts for others -- Writing as integration of experience -- Looking for Mr. Shakespeare -- Constructing a worldview
Control code
50610237
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxv, 405 pages
Isbn
9781930722101
Lccn
2004298118
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)50610237

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