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Thinker’s toolbox

A quick taster breakout that is discusses developing a ‘thinker’s toolbox’

Paula Jamieson

Thinkers toolbox wiki.

Presenting on a variety of techniques to encourage thinking

Mostly primary and junior secondary

Has a literal toolbox

Lots of graphic organizers and prompts for different kinds of thinking, based on different ideas about thinking, Blooms, deBono, etc. Ideas and question prompts are included.

Recommends not using wall. Try to get the workspace on the floor.

Has been known to not have desks, or chairs in classroom.

Uses laminated sheets to enable writing on and reusing.

Developing a common language for talking about learning.


February 22, 2011 - Posted by | pedagogy, technology |

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