9780140238303

Teach Your Child How to Think

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  • ISBN13:

    9780140238303

  • ISBN10:

    0140238301

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1994-07-01
  • Publisher: Penguin Books

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Summary

"A practical handbook for parents to use in training their children (ages nine and up) in effective thinking, although adults will surely benefit from the concepts as well."-- Library Journal.

Table of Contents

PART ONE
This Book is Not For You If
3(2)
Introduction: Why We Need New Thinking About Thinking
5(17)
Note About the Author
22(9)
How to Use This Book
31(14)
Age and Ability
45(5)
Thinking Behaviour
50(6)
The Nature of Thinking
56(9)
PART TWO
Carpenters and Thinkers
65(4)
Attitudes
69(5)
The Six Thinking Hats
74(6)
White-Hat Thinking and Red-Hat Thinking
80(6)
Black-Hat Thinking and Yellow-Hat Thinking
86(5)
Green-Hat Thinking and Blue-Hat Thinking
91(6)
Six Thinking Hats in Sequence
97(4)
Outcome and Conclusion
101(6)
Forward or Parallel
107(3)
Logic and Perception
110(2)
CAF: Consider All Factors
112(3)
APC: Alternatives, Possibilities, Choices
115(3)
Values
118(3)
OPV: Other People's Views
121(3)
C&S: Consequence and Sequel
124(4)
PMI: Plus, Minus and Interesting
128(3)
Focus and Purpose
131(4)
AGO: Aims, Goals and Objectives
135(3)
FIP: First Important Priorities
138(3)
First Review Section
141(12)
PART THREE
Broad and Detail
153(5)
Basic Thinking Operations
158(7)
Truth, Logic and Critical Thinking
165(9)
Under What Circumstances?
174(3)
Hypothesis, Speculation and Provocation
177(8)
Lateral Thinking
185(7)
Provocation and Po
192(8)
Movement
200(6)
The Random Word
206(7)
Second Review Section
213(7)
Principles for Thinking
220(7)
PART FOUR
Structures and Situations
227(3)
TO/LOPOSO/GO
230(11)
Arguments and Disagreements
241(12)
Problems and Tasks
253(12)
Decisions and Choices
265(12)
Third Review Section
277(10)
PART FIVE
Newspaper Exercises
287(5)
The Ten-Minute Thinking Game
292(3)
The Drawing Method
295(5)
Final Word
300(2)
Appendix: Thinking Clubs 302

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