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’ ° . DOCUMENT RESUME ED 257 858 : a ‘Tm 850 322 AUTHOR Presseisen, Barbara Z. TITLE . ‘Thinking Skills: Meanings, Models, and Materials. INSTITUTION Researcl for Better Schools, Inc’, Philadelphia, P SPONS AGENCY Nas onal Inst. of Education (ED), Weshington, Be. PUB DATE 34 Nov 86 ‘: NOTE - Bens -PUB- TYPE Infurmation Analy: “(070) - y points (120) * ” ‘EDRS ‘PRICE MFO1/PCO1 Plus Postage. 7 DESCRIPTORS Cognitive Measurement; *Cognitive Proc ° - *Curriculum y Sec “Education; Epi Instructional De Instructignal-Ma serials; Metacognition; IDENTPTERS . ‘Blooms Taxonomy; Guilfords. Structure ‘of Int lect; “Higher Order Skills 7 4 [ABSTRACT os In order for educatois to plan Zor thinking skitis in a curriculum, what i ant by pereeeee, must first be determined. rch, this report provides workin : il: ind practical models to explain the ‘levels and different -kinds of th ee level nsformations, relationships, cl their relationships vith complex pros (problen solving, 1 critical thinking, and creative pehinking) (2) cthe kills of earne! 8 of his/her own pert elect in di and oo aplsrenie Cognition--the o lintts of knowing and. the hature of probl by the thinker. With an understanding of thi staxonohy of thinking, educators-can examine the)variety of materials and pregrans for enhancing thinking instruction in the classroom. It ig also impor: to consider the role of subject ma i ruction ing th: and how student achievement in — and quntl fication) thinking abiliti is to be sed, (BS) : oy : AREA EEN RARER ARO ARRAEERRI AREA RRRRRARE ARERR RRRARERREARE RRR RER REAR AREAL Reproductions supplied by EDRs are the best that can be mde * he original document. * tekansanasannsanananeatusuaitasntatanenansnanenstananananananenentntnes “PunwissioN To REPRODUCE THis |NATERIAL HAS BCEN GRANTED BY ‘TO THE EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES INFORMATION CENTER (ERIO\" + TRINKING ‘SKILLS: MEANINGS, _ “MODELS, "AND MATERIALS by Barbara .Z. Presseiden -Research for Better Schovts, Inc. \ | 444 Morth Third Street Wailadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123 + ‘ux, seraatimm ve oysasvon nas ouest BT deena ‘mad om tn pn orton Sionrat (0 ow serv bn ade ave meaner sa “Tron apna an nino. mt oar oR HE enone pot Novenber 30, 1964 The-work upon wath this study ie based was funded bythe National =, | Institute of Education, Department of Edutatiof. The opinidns expressed do‘ not necessarily reflect the Position or policy of the National Institute of Education, and no official endorsement by thé National Inatitute of Education should be inferred. , . °3