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Trending: Do you agree with critical thinking? « Education to Save ...

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In fact in another attempt to describe thinking, Ron Ritchhart of the Cultures of Thinking Project and Harvard's Project Zero identified eight thinking moves that were needed to develop deep understanding.
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Charles Fischer's curator insight, September 18, 2013 8:52 AM

A great article about critical thinking, including a clear definition of critical thinking: "The Foundation for Critical Thinking has a pretty straightforward definition: critical thinking is thinking about your thinking in order to improve it."

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Linking Making Thinking Visible and the Standards for Authentic ...

Conceptual Framework for Putting Thinking at the Center of Learning. AAA Standards for Authentic Instruction/Pedagogy. RRR # 8. Each RRR is an opportunity to take time to review and reflect upon the details and important ...
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Cultivating Engaged, Independent and Thoughtful Learners ...

Making Thinking Visible by Ron Ritchhart, Mark Church, and Karin Morrison helps classroom teachers who want to cultivate classroom environments rich in thinking. The book is broken into three parts: Part One – looks at ...
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What is a culture of thinking? - Hometownlife.com

“What is a culture of thinking? Hometownlife.com Continuous improvement and lifelong learning are at the core of Millennium Middle School's (MMS) movement toward a culture of thinking.”
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Making Thinking Visible with Technology at #TNLEAD

Making Thinking Visible with Technology at #TNLEAD | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
“Workshop Description Visible Thinking from Project Zero at Harvard University includes methods for making students' thinking visible to themselves, to their peers, and to the teacher. Visible Think...”
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Making Thinking Audible

Making Thinking Audible | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
CoT is supported by Making Thinking Visible (MTV), a book written by Dr, Ritchhart. Visible Thinking is a research based approach to teaching learners to become metacognitive. The book offers thinking routines which ...
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Miss M's Teaching Snapshots....Ideas and inspiration: Visible Thinking

Miss M's Teaching Snapshots....Ideas and inspiration: Visible Thinking | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
“Visible Thinking is something that has been generating a lot of discussion and interest in educational circles. The main objective is to provide a scaffold through visible thinking routines, to allow students thinking to become ...”
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Twitter / LindseyJ_DCS: @OBMSPride thinking is visible ...

Twitter / LindseyJ_DCS: @OBMSPride thinking is visible ... | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
“@OBMSPride thinking is visible in Ms. Wofford's class #ccss #dcs2core #argument #reading #writing http://t.co/fWVaQzf2LX”;
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Design 101 for Educators: An Icon Is Worth (at Least) a Dozen Words

Design 101 for Educators: An Icon Is Worth (at Least) a Dozen Words | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
Although modern syllabic languages are far more complex than the hieroglyphic languages of the ancients, a well-placed pictogram (or icon) can still come in handy when you need to communicate a comple...
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An Overview of Ron Ritchhart's Keynote Talk at Project Zero Classroom 2012 - YouTube

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Writing Higher Order Questions

Writing Higher Order Questions | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
Having students develop better questions, or even higher order questions, allows for a deeper understanding of a subject. Watch as Ms. Francisco uses a variety of strategies to encourage higher order questioning from her students.
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Great clip,  Loved seeing the AVID student handouts being used!

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Your Shining Moment

Your Shining Moment | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
Here's a classroom routine that builds upon previous successes of students. By allowing students to point out their achievements, it will likely lead to them continuing on a path to improved performance.
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Aphrodite Cox's curator insight, July 14, 2013 3:25 AM

Visible learning and thinking routinesare proven to improve academic achievement. Check out Mark Church and R. Ritchhart- Project zero (Harvard University)  for some interesting research and routines to use in your classroom.

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The 8Way Thinking strategy | Inquire Within

The 8Way Thinking strategy | Inquire Within | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
I'm not sure if you are familiar with some of the work Howard Gardner's colleagues have been doing on Visible Thinking, but I think you'll love it, if you haven't already. I'm going to include a link here to the Artful Thinking ...
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Visible Thinking Routines

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Visuals and Reading

Visuals and Reading | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
Over the last few years in my seventh grade reading class, I’ve asked students to do more visual analysis and creation. This has nothing to do with the fact that my twin sister is a talented artist...

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Mary Clark's curator insight, December 11, 2013 4:12 PM

Hands on insights and examples for helping students analyze and create visuals.  Such an important part of criticial thinking!

Mary Clark's curator insight, January 15, 9:31 AM

Visual literacy is a key factor in developing critical thinking skills. Lots of great examples here.

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Visible Thinking Routines for Blogging

Visible Thinking Routines for Blogging | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
Our school's fabulous PE teacher, Claire Arcenas, is bringing blogging to her PE classes. She is incorporating Visual Thinking Routines to help her students become reflective commenters. In a recen...
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Five ways to get started with expectations that promote a culture of thinking #4cot2013 Ron Ritchhart - via @Lilylauren

Five ways to get started with expectations that promote a culture of thinking #4cot2013 Ron Ritchhart  - via @Lilylauren | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
RT @Lilylauren: Five ways to get started with expectations that promote a culture of thinking #4cot2013 Ron Ritchhart http://t.co/H6DJPJ80HH
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Helping Students Become Better Thinkers | Inquire Within

Helping Students Become Better Thinkers | Inquire Within | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
In a classroom with a culture of visible thinking, students have opportunities to articulate their ideas and to think things through for themselves, and their awareness of thinking strategies increases.
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Grit, Optimism And Other Buzzwords In The Way Of Education - Forbes

Grit, Optimism And Other Buzzwords In The Way Of Education - Forbes | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
Grit, Optimism And Other Buzzwords In The Way Of Education
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“What we need is a different paradigm of thinking about the educational process that supports their development.” I sat down with Kaplan to analyze a few of ...
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Teach to Inquire and Inspire: Making Thinking Visible While Measuring Angles

Teach to Inquire and Inspire: Making Thinking Visible While Measuring Angles | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
“Math=Fun Teach to Inquire and Inspire: Making Thinking Visible While Measuring Angles http://t.co/xXzy5CpAnV #pypchat #edchat #mathchat #mtv”
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Making Thinking Visible | Free eBooks PDF download

“Free download eBook:Making Thinking Visible.PDF,epub,mobi Book from 4shared,mediafire and torrents download (Making Thinking Visible http://t.co/7Db4ZHJV6N)...”
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Headlines Thinking Routine in the Mr. M's Music Room

Headlines Thinking Routine in the Mr. M's Music Room | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
TOUCH this image (RT @mwmedvinsky: @Thinglink to explain the Making Thinking Visible "Headlines" routine through the lens of music.
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Trending: Do you agree with critical thinking? « Education to Save ...

Trending: Do you agree with critical thinking? « Education to Save ... | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
In fact in another attempt to describe thinking, Ron Ritchhart of the Cultures of Thinking Project and Harvard's Project Zero identified eight thinking moves that were needed to develop deep understanding.
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Charles Fischer's curator insight, September 18, 2013 8:52 AM

A great article about critical thinking, including a clear definition of critical thinking: "The Foundation for Critical Thinking has a pretty straightforward definition: critical thinking is thinking about your thinking in order to improve it."

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Ron Ritchhart’s Eight Thinking Continua | ThinkEdu Blog

Ron Ritchhart's Eight Thinking Continua, good for essay #assessment. Download here: http://t.co/OrME5aZzJi #engchat #edchat #histedchat
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Part II Interview with Adam Scher, Principal, Way Elementary ...

Developing a Culture of Thinking & Using Visible Thinking (Part II). Year Two Focus. Using Visible Thinking and developing a culture of thinking became more stressful and personal in year two for teachers.
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Making Thinking Visible at Bailey Lake Elementary

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, May 27, 2013 1:26 PM

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