Anat, Zohar, and Dori Yehudit. "Higher Order Thinking Skills and Low Achieving Students: Are They Mutually Exclusive?"
Journal of the Learning Sciences
12.2 (2003): 145-181. Educational research that provides evidence that low achieving students benefit from higher order questioning and thinking
Anderson, Lorin W., David R. Krathwohl, and Benjamin Samuel Bloom.
A Taxonomy for Learning, Teaching, and Assessing: A Revision of Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives
. Complete ed. New York: Longman, 2001.
All Our Children Learning
. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1982.
Bloom, Benjamin Samuel, and Lauren A. Sosniak.
Developing Talent in Young People.
New York: Ballantine Books, 1985.
All of these books by Bloom explain his taxonomy and how important it is in the development of children's learning.
Assess Higher-Order Thinking Skills in your Classroom
. Alexandria: ASCD, 2010.
This book is an excellent resource for teachers who are trying to find research based strategies for teaching and assessing higher–order thinking skills.
New Haven: A Guide to Architecture and Urban Design. New Haven:
Yale University Press, 1976
This book provides a background on New Haven's neighborhoods including Westville and Edgewood sections of town. Helpful photographs and historical narrative.
The Landscape of History How Historians Map the Past.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
This book examines the role of the historian. He argues that a historian's job is both an art and a science. It is filled with many interesting and somewhat quirky metaphors and references. Entertaining and enlightening.
Gardner, Howard .
. New York: Basic Books, 1999. Print.
An outline of Gardner's Multiple Intelligence Theory.
Godinho, Sally, and Jeni Wilson.
Out of the question: guiding students to a deeper understanding of what they do, read, and hear
. Markham, Ont.: Pembroke Publishers, 2007.
This practical book provides strategies that help students and teachers critically evualte what they see, hear and do.
Halpern, Diane. "Teaching Critical Thinking for Transfer Across Domains: Dispositions, Skills, Structure Training, and Metacognitive Monitoring."
53.4 (1998): 449-55.
This article outlines numerous studies that have shown that critical thinking, defined as the deliberate use of skills and strategies that increase the probability of a desirable outcome, can be learned in ways that promote transfer to novel contexts. A model of teaching thinking is defined.
Kornhaber, M.L.. "Howard Gardner."
Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education
. London: Routedge, 2001. 272-275. A chapter that outlines Howard Gardner's life and his theories on intelligence and education.
Magno, Carlo. "The Role of Megacognitive Skills in Developing Critical Thinking."
Metacognition and Learning
5.2 (2010): 137-156.
This study investigated the influence of metacognition on critical thinking skills. It is hypothesized in the study that critical thinking occurs when individuals use their underlying metacognitive skills and strategies that increase the probability of a desirable outcome.
Motel of the Mysteries.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1979
The Motel of the Mysteries
is a satirical look at archeology and history.
New Haven's Cultural Landscape: Its Changing People and Places
. Hartford: Lebron Press, 2001.
A publication developed by the Architecture Resource Center, The New Haven Colony Historical Society and the New Haven Public Schools that include lessons, prose, illustrations and hands on activities to use as resource for the teaching of social studies in New Haven.