- xvi, 171 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
- Additional Authors
- Grigorenko, Elena L.Jarvin, Linda.
- Contents: Introduction to teaching for wisdom, intelligence, and creativity -- What is the WICS model? -- Your turn: what is your pattern of strengths? -- Introduction to teaching for successful intelligence -- How to enhance memory skills -- How to enhance analytical skills -- How to enhance creative skills -- How to enhance practical skills -- Your turn: identify different types of teaching strategies -- Introduction to integrating teaching and assessment -- Matching assessment and instruction -- General guidelines for developing diversified assessments -- Assessing and rating memory skills -- Assessing and rating analytical skills -- Assessing and rating creative skills -- Assessing and rating practical skills -- Your turn: develop different types of assessment questions -- Introduction to teaching for wisdom -- Three wisdom-based thinking skills -- Six general guidelines for teaching for wisdom -- Reflection: how can you promote wise thinking in your classroom? -- Introduction to achieving balance -- How to balance it all -- A word of wisdom on learning goals -- Wisdom, intelligence, and creativity, synthesized.Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-166) and index.Summary: "Students with strong higher-order thinking skills are more likely to become successful, lifelong learners. Based on extensive, collaborative research by leading authorities in the field, this book shows how to implement teaching and learning strategies that nurture intelligence, creativity, and wisdom. This practical teaching manual offers an overview of the WICS modelاWisdom, Intelligence, Creativity, Synthesizedاwhich helps teachers foster students' capacities for effective learning and problem solving. Teachers will find examples for language arts, history, mathematics, and science in Grades Kئ12, as well as: Hands-on strategies for enhancing students' memory, analytical, creative, and practical skills; Guidelines on teaching and assessing for successful intelligence; Details on how to apply the model in the classroom; Teacher reflection sections, suggested readings, and sample planning checklists."--Publisher's website.