A Wrexham-based thinking skills project broke new ground in involving a three-way partnership between a school, a college and the LEA. Patrick Costello, Jan Jones and Paula Walsh report.
Hold The Pocket Money
This issue’s Newswise resources, from Steve Williams, begin with a newspaper-type story about pocket money. Related exercises will stimulate thought and discussion on issues ranging from friendship and families to ‘good taste’ and the nature of happiness.
A Term In The Life
Alan Edmiston of Sunderland LEA relates how he started getting to grips with his role as a thinking skills coordinator.
Figure Out The Framework
When Steve Higgins applied thinking skills to the Framework for Mathematics, the results were enough to make all departments sit up and take notice.