Resource Summary

Thinking Connections includes step-by-step instructions and practical suggestions for teaching three strategies: Mental Management: A strategy that develops an awareness of how the thinking process works and presents a three-step method to control and improve thinking for any task in any subject. Decision-Making: A strategy that presents a series of three questions to be considered and answered in order to evaluate of make thoughtful decisions in or out of the classroom.Understanding through Design: A strategy that allows students to analyze and evaluate almost anything in a systematic way in order to discover its meaning and achieve a genuine understanding of it. Thinking Connections was designed to be used across the curriculum, beginning in upper elementary levels and continuing through teacher training. ISBN: 978-0201819984