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Jan 28, 16

"The City X Project toolkit is the most educationally relevant introductory 3D printing and design thinking curriculum available for 8 to 12 year-olds. It is a detailed guide to facilitating the City X Project workshop with your own students. "

Jan 28, 16

"Design Thinking is the confidence that everyone can be part of creating a more desirable future, and a process to take action when faced with a difficult challenge. That kind of optimism is well needed in education."

Jun 01, 15

Visible Thinking is a flexible and systematic research-based approach to integrating the development of students' thinking with content learning across subject matters. 

May 30, 14

Play Zork, one of the first text adventures (from the olden days before graphics were invented!)  great for students to develop problem solving and critical thinking skills

Oct 03, 13

Fun learning game that gives students practice using critical thinking ti solve problems.

Mar 08, 13

OMG i am addicted to this game!!! LOVE the puzzle solving aspect, and it ties in well with my third graders' study of simple machines.

Sep 25, 12

Welcome to Historical Thinking Matters, a website focused on key topics in U.S. history, that is designed to teach students how to critically read primary sources and how to critique and construct historical narratives.

Dec 01, 11

This site has been developed to help people to sharpen their mind and improve their ability to think outside the box.

Nov 11, 11

Wes Fryer is such an inspiration to me- not only the way he mentors teachers and students in the area of digital media, but also the way he is raising his own kids to be tech-geniuses! I have a budding techie daughter who wants her own web show thanks to Mr. Fryer's daughter's cooking videos. :)

Oct 27, 11

LOVE this slideshow about brainstorming! Just the design of it alone makes me smile.

Sep 08, 09

what sound does your brain make when it has to really THINK?

Jun 03, 10

An interesting article on how to teach thinking skills...

Jul 01, 10

love these meta-cognitive tools for nurturing thinking skills.

Jul 08, 10

Students have more information at their fingertips than ever before, yet the challenge remains for them to find, evaluate, and apply the information they discover in the classroom and beyond.

Sep 17, 10

I LOVE using brain teasers as a drill or warm up activity, and this site has TONS of them!

Nov 07, 10

These routines are simple structures, for example a set of questions or a short sequence of steps, that can be used across various grade levels and content. What makes them routines, versus merely strategies, is that they get used over and over again in t

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