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  • Interactive Notetaking For Content Area Literacy Secondary

    $29.99

    Help students build content area literacy through interactive notetaking! This resource provides creative strategies for developing students’ interactive notetaking skills across the content areas. Lessons focus on topics including partner work, vocabulary, comprehension, and summarizing to engage students in critical thinking and analysis. This grade-range-specific resource differentiates instruction to support the needs of students at each grade level. Aligned to standards, this essential classroom resource will allow students to practice effective learning strategies, increasing retention and achievement in mathematics, language arts, social studies, and science.

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  • Interactive Notetaking For Content Area Literacy 3-5

    $29.99

    Help students build content area literacy through interactive notetaking! This resource provides creative strategies for developing students’ interactive notetaking skills across the content areas. Lessons focus on topics including partner work, vocabulary, comprehension, and summarizing to engage students in critical thinking and analysis. This grade-range-specific resource differentiates instruction to support the needs of students at each grade level. Aligned to standards, this essential classroom resource will allow students to practice effective learning strategies, increasing retention and achievement in mathematics, language arts, social studies, and science.

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  • Interactive Notetaking For Content Area Literacy K-2

    $29.99

    Help students build content area literacy through interactive notetaking! This resource provides creative strategies for developing students’ interactive notetaking skills across the content areas. Lessons focus on topics including partner work, vocabulary, comprehension, and summarizing to engage students in critical thinking and analysis. This grade-range-specific resource differentiates instruction to support the needs of students at each grade level. Aligned to standards, this essential classroom resource will allow students to practice effective learning strategies, increasing retention and achievement in mathematics, language arts, social studies, and science.

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  • Mathematical Discourse : Let The Kids Talk

    $31.99

    This resource provides teachers with the tools they need to facilitate mathematical discourse in the 21st century classroom and create opportunities for students to think constructively, communicate effectively, and increase mathematics proficiency.

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  • Information Literacy 3-8

    $31.99

    People today live in a world of information overload. Each day, information is shared from countless sources through numerous devices. Learning how to handle this onslaught of information has become a vital task for everyone. By the time they reach upper elementary school, most students are using smart phones, tablets and computers to access social media, video websites, online forums, wikis, blogs, and interactive digital games. Students need guidance on how to analyze online information sources, critically think about the content, and apply it to their decision-making. This essential professional resource includes everything that teachers need to help students achieve digital literacy, and includes activities and easy-to-use templates to support teachers as they teach the key skills of analyzing and understanding online information. This book consists of three sections: Finding Information, Analyzing Information, and Using Information. The topics covered include: an introduction to information literacy; search techniques and strategies; asking and answering good questions; thinking visually; organizing information; online civic reasoning; analyzing online sources; using technology to teach; project-based learning with technology. With the amount of online information sources increasing exponentially, this book will equip teachers with the tools they need to help their students become global citizens and 21st century thinkers.

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  • Spectrum Critical Thinking For Math Grade 5

    $9.99

    Supporting your child’s educational journey every step of the way, Spectrum provides specific support in the skills and standards that your child is learning in today’s classroom. Comprehensive, grade-specific titles to prepare for the year ahead. Subject-specific practice to reinforce classroom learning. Skill-specific titles to enrich and enhance educational concepts. Test preparation titles to support test-taking skills. No matter your need, Spectrum is with you every step of the way.

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  • Spectrum Critical Thinking For Math Grade 3

    $9.99

    Supporting your child’s educational journey every step of the way, Spectrum provides specific support in the skills and standards that your child is learning in today’s classroom. Comprehensive, grade-specific titles to prepare for the year ahead. Subject-specific practice to reinforce classroom learning. Skill-specific titles to enrich and enhance educational concepts. Test preparation titles to support test-taking skills. No matter your need, Spectrum is with you every step of the way.

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  • Spectrum Critical Thinking For Math Grade 7

    $9.99

    Supporting your child’s educational journey every step of the way, Spectrum provides specific support in the skills and standards that your child is learning in today’s classroom. Comprehensive, grade-specific titles to prepare for the year ahead. Subject-specific practice to reinforce classroom learning. Skill-specific titles to enrich and enhance educational concepts. Test preparation titles to support test-taking skills. No matter your need, Spectrum is with you every step of the way.

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  • Spectrum Critical Thinking For Math Grade 6

    $9.99

    Supporting your child’s educational journey every step of the way, Spectrum provides specific support in the skills and standards that your child is learning in today’s classroom. Comprehensive, grade-specific titles to prepare for the year ahead. Subject-specific practice to reinforce classroom learning. Skill-specific titles to enrich and enhance educational concepts. Test preparation titles to support test-taking skills. No matter your need, Spectrum is with you every step of the way.

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  • Skill Sharpeners Critical Thinking 5

    $9.99

    Foster your fifth grader’s critical thinking skills and see confidence soar! Children are naturally inquisitive from infancy, yet creative and problem-solving skills need to be nurtured as children grow. Like reading and math skills, critical thinking skills require practice.

    The variety of fun and creative activities in this series will challenge your child to use higher-order thinking skills based on Bloom’s Taxonomy. Every page provides a new and interesting activity that will help your child:

    Think outside the box and use higher-order thinking skills through open-ended questions and challenges
    Tap into his or her creativity with art projects and hands-on activities
    Become a better learner by practicing critical thinking skills in cross-curricular activities (based on science, math, social studies, and language arts content)

    The 100+ activities are organized around these 5th grade themes:

    Places: At Home; Around Town
    Nature: Forests and Deserts; Mountains and Caves
    About You: How You Feel; What You Do
    Resources: We Use Natural Resources; We Use Man-made Things

    Grade 5 activities include puzzles, word problems, riddles, and drawings that involve critical thinking skills such as:

    Analyze
    Solve
    Determine
    Categorize
    Create, and more!

    Plus, each page lists the critical thinking skill(s) so that you know what your child is practicing.

    Use Skill Sharpeners: Critical Thinking for enrichment at home and help your child become a confident problem solver!

    Includes answer key.

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  • Skill Sharpeners Critical Thinking 4

    $9.99

    Foster your fourth grader’s critical thinking skills and see confidence soar! Children are naturally inquisitive from infancy, yet creative and problem-solving skills need to be nurtured as children grow. Like reading and math skills, critical thinking skills require practice.

    The variety of fun and creative activities in this series will challenge your child to use higher-order thinking skills based on Bloom’s Taxonomy. Every page provides a new and interesting activity that will help your child:

    Think outside the box and use higher-order thinking skills through open-ended questions and challenges
    Tap into his or her creativity with art projects and hands-on activities
    Become a better learner by practicing critical thinking skills in cross-curricular activities (based on science, math, social studies, and language arts content)

    The 100+ activities are organized around these 4th grade themes:

    Animals: Wild Cats; Ocean Animals
    Natural Forces: Rain, Snow, and Sun; Storms, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes
    Transportation: Walking and Riding; Wheels and Wings
    Places: At School and at the Library; The Supermarket and the Restaurant

    Grade 4 activities include puzzles, word problems, riddles, and word games that involve critical thinking skills such as:

    Analyze
    Infer
    Visualize
    Solve
    Create, and more!

    Plus, each page lists the critical thinking skill(s) so that you know what your child is practicing.

    Use Skill Sharpeners: Critical Thinking for enrichment at home and help your child become a confident problem solver!

    Includes answer key.

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  • Skill Sharpeners Critical Thinking 3

    $9.99

    Foster your third grader’s critical thinking skills and see confidence soar! Children are naturally inquisitive from infancy, yet creative and problem-solving skills need to be nurtured as children grow. Like reading and math skills, critical thinking skills require practice.

    The variety of fun and creative activities in this series will challenge your child to use higher-order thinking skills based on Bloom’s Taxonomy. Every page provides a new and interesting activity that will help your child:

    Think outside the box and use higher-order thinking skills through open-ended questions and challenges
    Tap into his or her creativity with art projects and hands-on activities
    Become a better learner by practicing critical thinking skills in cross-curricular activities (based on science, math, social studies, and language arts content)

    The 100+ activities are organized around these 3rd grade themes:

    Animals: Monkeys; Bees
    Things: Things We Use; Things We Like
    Places: At Home; At School
    Our World: Mother Nature; Earth Needs Plants

    Grade 3 activities include puzzles, word problems, riddles, and drawings that involve critical thinking skills such as:

    Analyze
    Solve
    Determine
    Infer
    Create, and more!

    Plus, each page lists the critical thinking skill(s) so that you know what your child is practicing.

    Use Skill Sharpeners: Critical Thinking for enrichment at home and help your child become a confident problem solver!

    Includes answer key.

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  • Skill Sharpeners Critical Thinking 2

    $9.99

    Foster your second grader’s critical thinking skills and see confidence soar! Children are naturally inquisitive from infancy, yet creative and problem-solving skills need to be nurtured as children grow. Like reading and math skills, critical thinking skills require practice.

    The variety of fun and creative activities in this series will challenge your child to use higher-order thinking skills based on Bloom’s Taxonomy. Every page provides a new and interesting activity that will help your child:

    Think outside the box and use higher-order thinking skills through open-ended questions and challenges
    Tap into his or her creativity with art projects and hands-on activities
    Become a better learner by practicing critical thinking skills in cross-curricular activities (based on science, math, social studies, and language arts content)

    The 100+ activities are organized around these 2nd grade themes:

    Animals: Alligators and Turtles; Bats and Bugs
    My Body: Eyes, Teeth, and Hair; Hands and Feet
    Things: Things We Use; Things We Like
    Places: Oceans and Forests; Deserts

    Grade 2 activities include puzzles, word problems, riddles, and drawings that involve critical thinking skills such as:

    Analyze
    Solve
    Justify
    Categorize
    Create, and more!

    Plus, each page lists the critical thinking skill(s) so that you know what your child is practicing.

    Use Skill Sharpeners: Critical Thinking for enrichment at home and help your child become a confident problem solver!

    Includes answer key.

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  • Skill Sharpeners Critical Thinking 1

    $9.99

    Foster your first grader’s critical thinking skills and see confidence soar! Children are naturally inquisitive from infancy, yet creative and problem-solving skills need to be nurtured as children grow. Like reading and math skills, critical thinking skills require practice.

    The variety of fun and creative activities in this series will challenge your child to use higher-order thinking skills based on Bloom’s Taxonomy. Every page provides a new and interesting activity that will help your child:

    Think outside the box and use higher-order thinking skills through open-ended questions and challenges
    Tap into his or her creativity with art projects and hands-on activities
    Become a better learner by practicing critical thinking skills in cross-curricular activities (based on science, math, social studies, and language arts content)

    The 100+ activities are organized around these 1st grade themes:

    Animals: Cats and Dogs; Giraffes and Elephants
    Plants: Trees and Flowers; Fruits and Vegetables
    Transportation: Cars, Trucks, and Buses; Planes and Trains
    Places: The Playground and the Beach; Home and School

    Grade 1 activities include puzzles, word problems, drawings, and matching that involve critical thinking skills such as:

    Analyze
    Solve
    Reason
    Decode
    Create, and more!

    Plus, each page lists the critical thinking skill(s) so that you know what your child is practicing.

    Use Skill Sharpeners: Critical Thinking for enrichment at home and help your child become a confident problem solver!
    Includes answer key

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  • Skill Sharpeners Critical Thinking K

    $9.99

    Foster your kindergartner’s critical thinking skills and see confidence soar! Children are naturally inquisitive from infancy, yet creative and problem-solving skills need to be nurtured as children grow. Like reading and math skills, critical thinking skills require practice.

    The variety of fun and creative activities in this series will challenge your child to use higher-order thinking skills based on Bloom’s Taxonomy. Every page provides a new and interesting activity that will help your child:

    Think outside the box and use higher-order thinking skills through open-ended questions and challenges
    Tap into his or her creativity with art projects and hands-on activities
    Become a better learner by practicing critical thinking skills in cross-curricular activities (based on science, math, social studies, and language arts content)

    The 100+ activities are organized around these kindergarten themes:

    Animals: Cats and Dogs; Insects
    Transportation: Bikes, Trikes, and Wagons; Cars, Trucks, and Buses
    Plants: Flowers; Trees
    Places: Oceans and Deserts; Mountains and Plains

    Kindergarten activities include tracing, counting, dot-to-dot, and drawings that involve critical thinking skills such as:

    Analyze
    Solve
    Identify
    Differentiate
    Create, and more!

    Plus, each page lists the critical thinking skill(s) so that you know what your child is practicing.

    Use Skill Sharpeners: Critical Thinking for enrichment at home and help your child become a confident problem solver!

    Includes answer key.

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  • Skill Sharpeners Critical Thinking PreK

    $9.99

    Foster your child’s critical thinking skills and see confidence soar! Children are naturally inquisitive from infancy, yet creative and problem-solving skills need to be nurtured as children grow. Like reading and math skills, critical thinking skills require practice.

    The variety of fun and creative activities in this series will challenge your child to use higher-order thinking skills based on Bloom’s Taxonomy. Every page provides a new and interesting activity that will help your child:

    Think outside the box and use higher-order thinking skills through open-ended questions and challenges
    Tap into his or her creativity with art projects and hands-on activities
    Become a better learner by practicing critical thinking skills in cross-curricular activities (based on PreK science, math, social studies, and language arts content)

    The 100+ activities are organized around these PreK themes:

    Insects: Butterflies and Grasshoppers; Honeybees and Ladybugs

    Weather: Different Types of Weather; We Dress for the Weather
    Transportation: Cars, Trucks, and Buses; Planes, Trains, and Boats
    Community: Homes in My Community; Places to Visit

    PreK activities include tracing, counting, dot-to-dot, and drawings that involve critical thinking skills such as:

    Recall and Retell
    Analyze
    Solve
    Determine
    Create, and more!

    Plus, each page lists the critical thinking skill(s) so that you know what your child is practicing.

    Use Skill Sharpeners: Critical Thinking for enrichment at home and help your child become a confident problem solver!

    Includes answer key.

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  • STEM Activities 6-8

    $9.99

    Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing captivating, supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, the product line covers a range of subjects including mathematics, sciences, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character.

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  • Amazing Dr. Ransoms Bestiary Of Adorable Fallacies

    $20.00

    Stymied and stumped by arguments that wrap around you like web of mystification?
    The Amazing Dr. Ransom’s Bestiary of Adorable Fallacies is here to help!

    This “Field Guide for Clear Thinkers” is filled with illustrations, descriptions, exercises, and analysis to help you identify and avoid fallacies you might encounter in everyday life. Describing fifty informal fallacies organized by context— fallacies of distraction, ambiguity, form, and “millennial fallacies”— each is described as a (adorable yet venomous) creature one might encounter in the wild, complete with illustration and fantastical description. This book is perfect for supplementing any high school or college logic curriculum . . . or as an independent read for adults who want to learn more about logic! Each fallacy is followed by discussion questions and exercises; a line-listed answer key and both one and two-semester schedules are included in the back of the book. 320 pages, softcover. High School-Adult.

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  • Intermediate Logic Teacher Edition

    $32.00

    Intermediate Logic: Mastering Propositional Arguments
    Teacher Edition

    Whether your students are learning in a brick-and-mortar school or a homeschool or online, you teachers and parents know how important logic is — but that doesn’t make the technical aspects of the subject any easier (in fact the fundamental nature of the subject makes it even more intimidating!). We’ve painstakingly designedA Intermediate LogicA with that tension in mind:A you’ll get the benefit of James B. Nance’s twenty years of teaching experience, so mastering logic will be as painless (and rewarding!) as possible for any student.A

    Anybody can learn fromA Intermediate Logic.A The whole series takes advantage of a brand new, clean, easy-to-read layout, lots of margin notes for key points and further study, a step-by-step modern method, and exercises for every lesson (plus review questions and exercises for every unit).A

    More importantly, anybody canA teachA Intermediate Logic.A Here are the features that make the Teacher Edition forA Intermediate LogicA the obvious choice for educators new to logic, no matter where they teach:

    A daily lesson schedule for completingA Intermediate LogicA in a semester or a year-long course.A
    Answers to all exercises, review questions, review exercises, quizzes, and tests in the order they are taught.
    Contains the entire Student Edition text — with the same page numbers as the Student Edition! No more flipping back and forth between answer keys and textbook.
    Detailed daily lesson plans for the entire textbook explain each lesson’s
    daily Student Objectives,
    Special Notes,
    step-by-step Teaching Instructions with bolded terms, advice, and more examples,
    Assignments for each lesson,
    Optional Exercises for further exploration and integration.

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  • Introductory Logic Teacher Edition

    $32.00

    Whether your students are learning in a brick-and-mortar school or a homeschool or online, you teachers and parents know how important logic is — but that doesn’t make the technical aspects of the subject any easier (in fact the fundamental nature of the subject makes it even more intimidating!). We’ve painstakingly designed Introductory Logic with that tension in mind:A you’ll get the benefit of James B. Nance’s twenty years of teaching experience, makingA ingrainingA theA fundamentals of logic in your students as painless (and rewarding!) as possible.A

    Anybody can learn fromA Introductory Logic. The whole series takes advantage of a brand new, clean, easy-to-read layout, lots of margin notes for key points and further study, a step-by-step modern method, and exercises for every lesson (plus review questions and exercises for every unit).A

    More importantly, anybody can teachA Introductory Logic. Here are the features that make the Teacher Edition for Introductory Logic the obvious choice for educators new to logic, no matter where they teach:

    A daily lesson schedule for completing Introductory Logic in a semester or a year-long course.A
    Answers to all exercises, review questions, review exercises, quizzes, and tests in the order they are taught.
    Contains the entire Student Edition text — with the same page numbers as the Student Edition! No more flipping back and forth between answer keys and textbook.
    Detailed daily lesson plans for the entire textbook explain each lesson’s
    daily Student Objectives,
    Special Notes,
    step-by-step Teaching Instructions with bolded terms, advice, and more examples,
    Assignments for each lesson,
    Optional Exercises for further exploration and integration.

    More teaching resources for Introductory Logic:
    1.A The Introductory LogicA Test & Quiz Packet contains a blank copy of every quiz or test that one student would need for the entire Introductory LogicA course (you can cross “make copies” off your to-do list, permanently!). It even contains an alternative version of each test for practice — the best thing for unit review! Answers to all quizzes and tests are in the Teacher Edition.A

    2. The all-newA Introductory Logic DVD Course is the equivalent of having veteran teacher James B. Nance in your classroom or home, bringing his 20+ years of experience into your classroom or home by working through every lesson and every practice test! Watch the

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  • Intermediate Logic Student Handbook

    $29.00

    Studying formal logic can be intimidating without the right help, but knowing how to think logically isn’t just for “experts.”A Logic should be your secret weapon. It’s the tool for learning how to use other tools. It’s the bones that give a clenched fist its structure (and knuckles). With that in mind, we have painstakingly designedA Intermediate LogicA for everyday students, teachers, and parents who’ve never used truth tables or formal proofs of validity to work with syllogisms, but who know just how important and applicable learning logic is.A

    InA Intermediate Logic,A you’ll get the benefit of James B. Nance’s twenty years of teaching experience to help you master propositional arguments:

    How to interpret and analyze logical operators and truth tables by reviewing and applying the concepts of validity, contradiction, consistency, and equivalence,
    How to internalize the nine basic rules of inference to derive an argument’s conclusions from its premises,
    How to easily determine consistency, self-contradiction, tautology, equivalence, and validity by using truth trees,
    How to apply all these skills to real-life thinkers and writers wherever you encounter them,
    An all-new optional unit on understanding digital logic, the “language” which modern gadgets (from digital alarm clock displays to computer processors) use to function. A A

    Anybody can learnA Intermediate Logic.A Brand new, clean, easy-to-read layout, lots of margin notes for key points and further study, a step-by-step modern method, and exercises for every lesson (plus review questions and review exercises for every unit) all makeA Intermediate LogicA the perfect choice for establishing a concrete and applicable knowledge of propositional arguments.

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  • Introductory Logic Student Edition

    $29.00

    Studying formal logic can be intimidating without the right help, but knowing how to think logically isn’t just for “experts.”A Logic should be your secret weapon. It’s the tool for learning how to use other tools. It’s the bones that give a clenched fist its structure (and knuckles). With that in mind, we have painstakingly designed Introductory Logic for everyday students, teachers, and parents who’ve never tackled syllogisms or fallacies before, but who know just how important learning logic is.A

    In Introductory Logic, you’ll get the benefit of James B. Nance’s twenty years of teaching experience as you learn the fundamentals you need to think well wherever you are, including:

    How to properly define terms for maximum precision and accuracy — and thus win the debate,
    How to form and interpret statements, the building blocks of logical thought,
    How to compose valid syllogisms, and — just as importantly — expose the invalid fakes using counterexamples,
    How to analyze arguments in normal English,
    How to identify and deflect informal fallacies (one of the most instantly applicable parts of logic),
    And much more!A

    Anybody can do Introductory Logic.A Brand new, clean, easy-to-read layout, lots of margin notes for key points and further study, a step-by-step modern method, and exercises for every lesson (plus review questions and review exercises for every unit) all make Introductory Logic the perfect choice for establishing an in-your-bones knowledge of the fundamentals of thinking well.
    A

    Get all the Introductory Logic resources in easy-to-use bundles:

    Introductory Logic Program with DVD Course: $110 (list: $146). Contains: the Student Edition, the Teacher Edition, the Test & Quiz Packet for one student, and the all-new DVD Course.A

    Introductory Logic Program: $59 (list: $71). Contains: the Student Edition, the Teacher Edition, and the Test & Quiz Packet for one student.

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  • Higher Order Thinking Skills To Develop 21st Century Learners

    $31.99

    This resource will provide practical, researched-based information to help teachers develop students higher-order thinking skills (HOTS). It will develop teachers understanding of HOTS and provide concrete examples of what it looks like in each of the content areas as well as language arts. Planning resources are also included.

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  • Daily 6 Trait Writing 6

    $29.99

    Provide your students with frequent, focused skills practice with this Reproducible Teacher’s Edition. The reproducible format and additional teacher resources give you everything you need to help students master and retain basic skills.

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  • Daily 6 Trait Writing 2

    $29.99

    Provide your students with frequent, focused skills practice with this Reproducible Teacher’s Edition. The reproducible format and additional teacher resources give you everything you need to help students master and retain basic skills.

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  • Rowman And Littlefield Handbook For Critical Thinking

    $19.95

    Introduction

    Chapter 1: Word Hazards: Statements, Ambiguity, And Vagueness

    A Logical Digression: Propositional Attitudes

    Chapter 2: Complex Passages: Descriptions, Explanations, And Arguments

    Odd Words

    A Logical Digression: How Not To Distinguish Induction From Deduction, Or Why The Valid/inductive Distinction Is Better

    Chapter 3: Finding Arguments

    Chapter 4: Grounding Statements In Fact: Observation, Testimony, And Other Arguments Based Upon Criteria

    Criteria For Evaluating Observation Statements

    Criteria For Evaluating Testimony

    Chapter 5: Deduction: Categorical Syllogisms

    Conversion, Obversion, Contraposition

    Categorical Syllogisms

    a. A Logical Digression: Venn Diagrams

    b. A Logical Digression: Conditional Validity

    c. Odd Words

    Enthymemes

    Chapter 6: Arguments Based Upon Propositions

    Statement Forms

    a. A Logical Digression: Symbols And Truth Table Definitions

    Argument Forms

    a. Logical Digression: Truth Tables For Testing The Validity Of Arguments

    b. Odd Words: Tautology, Contradiction, Contingent Statement

    Logical Equivalences

    a. A Logical Digression: Demonstrating The Equivalences With Truth Tables

    Chapter 7: Probability Calculations

    Theories Of Probability

    a. Odd Words: Relative Frequency And Subjective Theories

    Rules Of Probability

    Chapter 8: Generalizations And Particularizations

    Generalization Arguments

    a. A Logical Digression: Surveys And Opinion Polls

    Particularization Arguments

    Chapter 9: Analogical Arguments

    Analogical Arguments

    a. A Logical Digression: Analogical Arguments Vs. Generalization And Particularization Arguments

    Chapter 10: Evaluating Hypotheses: Inference To Best Explanation

    Likelihood

    Explanatory Power

    Simplicity

    Novelty

    Appropriate Explanatory Content

    Summary Of Factors In Evaluating Explanatory Inferences

    Explanatory Inferences, Confirmation, Disconfirmation, And Bayes’s Theorem

    Chapter 11: Causal Inferences

    Mill’s Methods Of Causal Inference

    Probabilistic Method Of Causal Inference

    Counterfactual Method Of Causal Inference

    Chapter 12: Counterfactual Reasoning

    Supporting Counterfactual Claims

    a. A Logical Digression: Counterfactual Fallacies

    Chapter 13: Decisions Under Risk

    Utility

    Decision-Making Under Risk With One Factor

    Decision-Making Under Risk With Multiple Factors

    Chapter 14: Decisions Under Uncertainty

    Additional Info
    Just as The Elements of Style provides a quick and authoritative reference for writers, The Rowman & Littlefield Handbook for Critical Thinking provides a quick and authoritative reference for issues regarding reasoning.

    The Handbook provides clear and succinct discussions of the following issues:

    * Issues germane to clarifying sentences: ambiguity, vagueness, and propositional attitudes.

    * General discussions of descriptions, explanations, and arguments.

    * Criteria for evaluating observational statements and testimony.

    * Categorical syllogisms, including issues germane to both the Boolean and Aristotelian interpretations.

    * A complete system of propositional logic and a brief discussion of the use of truth tables.

    * Induction: generalization and particularization arguments, analogies, arguments to the best explanation, Mill’s Methods, counterfactual reasoning, and making decisions under risk and uncertainty.

    * A brief discussion of the principle formulas involved in calculating probabilities.

    * An extended discussion of informal fallacies.

    * An essay on the relationship between critical thinking and writing.

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  • Comprehension And Critical Thinking 5

    $24.99

    Use these step-by-step guides to build students’ comprehension and critical thinking skills as they prepare for standardized tests that feature document-based questions. Step 1 has students reading high-interest nonfiction articles from TIME For Kids authors. Step 2 has students strengthening comprehension skills by responding to follow-up questions from all levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy. Step 3 has students studying primary source documents (such as maps, census reports, population reports, charts, and graphs) that are related to the articles. Step 4 has students demonstrating critical thinking skills by responding to questions based on these primary sources.

    Teacher Resource CD includes reproducible pages of articles, primary source documents, and questions.

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  • Chasing Vermeer

    $6.99

    SKU (ISBN): 9780439372978Blue Balliett | Illustrator: Brett HelquistBinding: Trade PaperPublished: 2005Publisher: Scholastic

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  • Fallacy Detective Workbook Edition

    $25.00

    The Fallacy Detective has been the best selling text for teaching logical fallacies and introduction to logic for over 15 years.

    “Can learning logic be fun? With The Fallacy Detective it appears that it can be. I thoroughly enjoyed this book and would recommend it to anyone who wants to improve his reasoning skills.”–Tim Challies, curriculum reviewer

    “Cartoon and comic illustrations, humorous examples, and a very reader-friendly writing style make this the sort of course students will enjoy.”–Cathy Duffy, homeschool curriculum reviewer

    “I really like The Fallacy Detective because it has funny cartoons, silly stories, and teaches you a lot!”–11 Year Old

    What is a fallacy? A fallacy is an error in logic a place where someone has made a mistake in his thinking. This is a handy book for learning to spot common errors in reasoning.

    – For ages twelve through adult.
    – Fun to use — learn skills you can use right away.
    – Peanuts, Dilbert, and Calvin and Hobbes cartoons.
    – Includes The Fallacy Detective Game.
    – Exercises with answer key.

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