Robert Fisher

 

Teaching thinking and creativity

 

Developing creative minds and creative futures

   
 

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Books

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Stories for Thinking (1996) Nash Pollock

Stories for ages 7-14, develop thinking, discussion and literacy skills.

'I have trialled them extensively in the classroom ... results have been extremely successful' (teacher).

'Stories for Thinking are great! They are very thought provoking' (child). For sample pages from this book click here

 

Poems for Thinking (1997) Nash Pollock

Poems for ages 7-14 to stimulate thinking, discussion and literacy.

'I look at poetry with my children differently now. I expect more from them.' (teacher)

'I didn't think I liked poetry until we had a Poems for Thinking lesson.' (child, aged 10)

Games for Thinking (1997) Nash Pollock

Over 100 thinking games and activities for ages 7 to adult.

'A wonderful resource for any classroom or home' (teacher).

'Full of good games' (parent).

First Stories for Thinking (1999) Nash Pollock

Thirty stories for ages 4-8, with discussion plans and activities.

'It's wonderful to see such young children responding to stories in new ways.' (teacher)

For sample pages from this book click here

First Poems for Thinking (2000) Nash Pollock

Thirty poems for ages 4-8, with discussion plans.

'This book helps me get them thinking as well as just enjoying poetry.' (teacher)

For sample pages from this book click here

Values for thinking (2001) Nash Pollock

Stories and pictures for discussing moral and social values.

'An excellent resource for stimulating moral discussion in primary classes.' (teacher)

'Teachers of lower secondary pupils will find this book useful across the curriculum.' (teacher)

How to develop a child's many intelligences.

‘Offers much of value to teachers and parents' (TES review)

'It makes you look at your child in a new way' (parent).

Shows how to engage children in philosophical discussion.

‘The best introduction to philosophy for children’ (teacher)

'Full of useful examples and practical ideas for doing philosophy with children' (teacher)

Teaching Children to Think (2nd ed) (2005) Nelson Thornes

A classic introduction to teaching thinking.

'Highly recommended ... it is an inspiring book.' (teacher)

'Full of rich ideas' (Open University tutor)

For an illustration from this book click here

Teaching Children to Learn (2nd ed) (2005) Nelson Thornes

Presents powerful teaching strategies for active learning.

'A really practical book' (teacher)

'Full of thoughtful guidelines' (lecturer)

Unlocking Literacy: A Guide for Teachers (2nd ed) (2005) David Fulton

A guide for teachers on creative ideas for teaching literacy 5-14 years with contributions from a range of expert educators .

'A practical and informed guide' (teacher)

'Covers all aspects of literacy really well' (student teacher).

 

 

A guide to developing children's capacity for creativity across the curriculum with contributions from a range of expert educators.

 

 

Poetry anthologies for children (Faber)

For a selection of poems for children by Robert Fisher click here

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Robert Fisher’s books have been translated into many languages. For a list of translations click here.

 

For a list of Robert Fisher's books, papers and articles click on Publications