Book reviews featured in Teaching Thinking, Spring 2004.
Genre theory has a dominant influence on literacy teaching in schools. Myra Barrs assesses its influence on children’s thinking and writing.
Joanna Haynes and Karin Murris start our series of articles on questioning with a plea for greater attention to students’ questions.
Robert Peers charts the work of Northumberland LEA’s Thinking for Learning unit.
Robert Fisher invites you to share his research into the use of think books for writing to learn.
Paul Dearlove uses questioning to turn an outdoor education activity into a thinking-skills session.
The idea that it is possible to raise attainment by teaching according to the learning styles of indivdual students is a popular one, but is it grounded in strong research evidence? A team from Newcastle University investigates.
Steve Williams explains how Readers Theatre can help students write about literature in a creative way.
Role play, based on carefully selected texts helps develop young children’s practical intelligence and inspires deep reflection. Margaret Mallett explores role-play in the early years.