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Grow students into creative, ethical, and critical thinkers who can confidently navigate the complexities of a rapidly changing world. Thinking Protocols for Learning offers instructional techniques for teaching 21st Century Skills that boost student engagement, metacognition, and problem solving.

Benefits

  • Understand the development and applications of metacognition.
  • Learn how to teach various thinking skills, including critical, creative, and ethical thinking.
  • Facilitate strong group dialogue among students.
  • Explore problem solving and problem posing in order to encourage thinking-skill usage among students.
  • Embed practical strategies for teaching critical thinking skills into everyday classwork.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Metacognition: The Gift That Keeps on Giving
Chapter 2: Dialogue for Meaning Making
Chapter 3: Protocols for Critical Thinking
Chapter 4: Protocols for Creative Thinking
Chapter 5: Problem Solving and Problem Posing
Chapter 6: Ethical Thinking

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Books

  • Bellanca, J. A., Fogarty, R. J., & Pete, B. M. (2020). How to teach thinking skills: 7 key student proficien¬cies for college and career readiness (2nd ed.). Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Gardner, H. (2010). Five minds for the future. In J. A. Bellanca & R. Brandt (Eds.), 21st century skills: Rethinking how students learn (pp. 9–31). Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Hargreaves, A. (2010). Leadership, change, and beyond the 21st century skills agenda. In J. A. Bellanca & R. Brandt (Eds.), 21st century skills: Rethinking how students learn (pp. 327–348). Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Heflebower, T., Hoegh, J. K., & Warrick, P. B. (2014). A school leader’s guide to standards-based grading. Bloomington, IN: Marzano Resources.
  • Heflebower, T., Hoegh, J. K., Warrick, P. B., & Flygare, J. (2019). A teacher’s guide to standards-based learning. Bloomington, IN: Marzano Resources.
  • Kay, K. (2010). 21st century skills: Why they matter, what they are, and how we get there. In J. A. Bellanca & R. Brandt (Eds.), 21st century skills: Rethinking how students learn (pp. xiii–xxxi). Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Marzano, R. J. (2009). Designing and teaching learning goals and objectives. Bloomington, IN: Marzano Resources.
  • Marzano, R. J. (2017). The new art and science of teaching. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Marzano, R. J. (2019). The handbook for the new art and science of teaching. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Marzano, R. J., & Heflebower, T. (2011). Teaching and assessing 21st century skills. Bloomington, IN: Marzano Resources.
  • Marzano, R. J., & Marzano, J. S. (2010). The inner game of teaching. In R. J. Marzano (Ed.), On excellence in teaching (pp. 345–367). Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Marzano Resources. (2016). Marzano compendium of instructional strategies. Bloomington, IN: Author.
  • Scott, D., & Marzano, R. J. (2014). Awaken the learner: Finding the source of effective education. Bloomington, IN: Marzano Resources.

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