Thinking Skills

Inquiring Mind Thinking page

Nga Tii Roa cluster's Thinking Skills page See also the Graphic Organisers page


These word documents are descriptions of what thinking means to two Te Rerenga School boys in the senior classroom.

external image msword.png My Thinking.doc
external image msword.png thinking about thinking.doc
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ACTIVboard Flipchart - Thought Provokersexternal image empty.png thoughtprovokers.flp

Power Point - Thought Provokersexternal image vnd.ms-powerpoint.png Thought Provokers.ppt


TKI: http://www.tki.org.nz/r/gifted/special_topics/thinking_e.

http://www.tki.org.nz/r/integration/curriculum/resources/inquiry_gos/instructions_e.php

http://www.tki.org.nz/r/integration/curriculum/resources/problem_solving_gos/description_e.php


external image vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation.png Inspiration & Kidspiration.pptx

A great book: Infusing the teaching of Critical and Creative Thinking into Content Instruction

by Robert Swartz & Sandra Parks (The Critical Thinking Co.) This book can be purchased online from The Learning Network NZ.

http://www.swanhillsc.vic.edu.au/home/midyears/toolbox.htm This site has links to lots of info on thinking skills.

http://www.cap.nsw.edu.au/QI/TOOLS/index.htm

http://vels.vcaa.vic.edu.au/support/teaching.html#thinkers

SOLO Taxonomy

http://www.learningandteaching.info/learning/solo.htm
http://www.tedi.uq.edu.au/downloads/Biggs_Solo.pdf
http://asp2.wlv.ac.uk/celt/pgce/popup/solo_tax2.htm


De Bono's 6 Thinking Hats

http://www.kurwongbss.qld.edu.au/thinking/Hats/hats.htm
http://www.swanhillsc.vic.edu.au/home/midyears/toolbox.htm#Thinkers%20Keys


Bloom's Taxonomy

http://www.kurwongbss.qld.edu.au/thinking/Bloom/blooms.htm (Includes links to printable posters and classroom examples)http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/hrd/bloom.html
http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/researchskills/dalton.htm
http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic69.htm


Tony Ryan's Thinkers Keys

http://www.thinkerskeys.com/cms/files/PDF%27s/Thinkers_Keys_all.pdf (A down;loadable PDF version of the Keys)
http://www.swanhillsc.vic.edu.au/home/midyears/toolbox.htm#Thinkers%20Keys