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  • Keys and Hats Staff Meeting

    Staff meeting this week was based around the second thinking workshop we had with Lyn Ross focussing on the Hats and the Keys. Teachers are all aware of these tools and use/have used them to varying degrees in their classrooms. This staff meeting was an opportunity to take another look at them bo...

    Tags: thinking tools

  • Supporting the key competencies: Thinking

    This was originally posted by Simon Evans 28 May 2012. This is cross-posted as part of the transition of Software for Learning to Enabling e-Learning. The New Zealand Curriculum identifies five key competencies that are qualities essential to students becoming active members of the c...

    Tags: thinking tools, hooked on thinking, thinking

  • Building an E-Learning Vision

    One of the key pieces we have found at Terrace End to be beneficial in the development of a school wide guideline on policy and practice was in gaining some outside expertise from Lyn Ross, a facilitator from another local ICT PD Cluster. One of the most beneficial was in the development of a Thi...

    Tags: thinking, thinkers keys, e-learning, thinking tools, thinking toolbox, teachers, lead teachers

  • A Google a Day

    Here is a nifty little package put together by Google.It is designed to get students researching, asking the right questions and engaging the mind with the array of material available on the web.   Here’s how to play a Google a day There's no right way to solve it, but there's onl...

    Tags: google, searching, search, thinking tools

  • Flip This: Bloom’s Taxonomy Should Start with Creating

    How to reverse the approach to the Revised Bloom's Taxonomy to promote "churn" and student engagement. Putting the Higher Order Thinking and Creativity first, and then firming up any knowledge that still needs tweaking. Good examples.

    Tags: thinking tools, higher order thinking, creativity, blooms