Combined with the interactive LumiBook platform, David Hyerle’s Thinking Schools LumiBook goes beyond theory to give educators the guidance, resources and ongoing support they need to transform any school into a Thinking School where students can thrive.
(PRWEB) November 25, 2014
School Improvement Network, the leader in educator effectiveness resources, today announced a new, free chapter of international education expert David Hyerle’s LumiBook, “Growing Thinking Students in Thinking Schools,” is available to all educators. The cloud book introduces the innovative Thinking Schools model and gives educators a step-by-step guide for turning their schools into Thinking Schools to increase student thinking, learning, and mastery of 21st century skills.
“Thinking skills for students to be able to understand, process, scrutinize and correctly apply information are critical for them to be truly prepared for college, a career and life when they graduate from high school,” said Chet D. Linton, CEO and president of School Improvement Network. “Combined with the interactive LumiBook platform, David Hyerle’s Thinking Schools LumiBook goes beyond theory to give educators the guidance, resources and ongoing support they need to transform any school into a Thinking School where students can thrive.”
The Thinking Schools LumiBook, available December 3, shows educators Hyerle’s sustainable and significant shift from traditional education toward a foundational focus on thinking. With the LumiBook platform, educators will also receive the tools and strategies outlined in the text, along with supporting embedded video content, advanced sharing capabilities and real-time collaboration with the author and other readers.
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