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Can you see your child thinking? | Pattaya today newspaper

Can you see your child thinking? | Pattaya today newspaper | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
Over recent years a Harvard University research team called Project Zero has completed extensive research into a teaching concept called Visible Thinking. The research looked at how children think and learn, considering ...
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School needs to be more than drill, kill and bubble fill

School needs to be more than drill, kill and bubble fill | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
If we always ignore their input and walk away believing our opinions are the only ones that matter, we may find that our audience is gone the next time we
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WBSD Cultures of Thinking

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, February 6, 2013 11:55 AM

Specialized instruction doesn't have to be a dilute!  

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Visible Thinking; Zoom-In – Teaching Paradox

Visible Thinking; Zoom-In – Teaching Paradox | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
RT @DwyerTeacher: http://t.co/F2DoIxGw new visible thinking reflection #pypchat this one works...
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Making Thinking Visible/ Cultures of Thinking with 4 year olds. - via @MPNEngaged

Making Thinking Visible/ Cultures of Thinking  with 4 year olds. - via @MPNEngaged | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
RT @MPNEngaged: Making Thinking Visible/ Cultures of Thinking with 4 year olds.
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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, February 6, 2013 11:55 AM

Works in preschool, too!

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“Students get out of teachers' heads and into their own: beginning to ...

“Students get out of teachers' heads and into their own: beginning to ... | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
Halfway into the session, we were performing the homonymous routine as a way to extract the core ideas about the nuts and bolts of Visible Thinking in the Foreign Language classroom. Viability proved to be at the heart of ...
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Twitter / gmckinney2: Visible thinking in action! ...

Visible thinking in action!We considered multiple viewpoints as we read Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol on Friday http://t.co/sWfdp9vS...
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Textual Evidence

Textual Evidence | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
The first standard under Reading for Literature and Reading for Informational Text is the same. This standard focuses on textual evidence.

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Classroom Culture: Creating a Culture of Thinking

Classroom Culture: Creating a Culture of Thinking | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
Culture is a complicated thing. Not only does the term take on different meanings for different people, cultural forces can be difficult to define, measure and most certainly to change. Culture can...
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How do you think about something you don't know? | KP

How do you think about something you don't know? | KP | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
It is called Making thinking visible. Visible thinking helps children and their teachers develop an environment for thinking. Thinking routines are built into the daily routine to help children develop a deeper understanding of ...
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Poetry comes to Smartia via a special visit from Lucas' grandfather ...

Poetry comes to Smartia via a special visit from Lucas' grandfather ... | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
When we first started out poetry unit, we did the Visible Thinking routine of THINK-PUZZLE-EXPLORE, where we wrote down what we thought we already knew about poetry, what wonderings and questions we have about it ...
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WBSD Cultures of Thinking: Thinking Routines

WBSD Cultures of Thinking: Thinking Routines | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
Thinking Routines. Thanks for a great meeting last week! It is always inspiring for us to see the student artifacts and hear each teacher discuss the thinking routines they have implemented in their classrooms.
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Culture of Thinking | Ponderings

... I believe you will be pleasantly surprised to see that young person become a capable and confident thinker! *Ron Ritchhart's definition of a “culture of thinking”. For more information about this, go to: www.ronritchhart.com ...
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Why Can’t We Be Friends? The Common Core, Informational Text, and Literature

Why Can’t We Be Friends? The Common Core, Informational Text, and Literature | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
This is a blog post I have been meaning to write for months.  But I am finally sitting down to write it after reading the Telegraph’s “Catcher in the Rye dropped from US school curricul...
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COT Videos

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Developing a Culture of Thinking by Ron Ritchhart http://t.co/RN8MH1H0 #pzc #cpchat...
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Superficial or Significant: The Challenge of Comparing | To Make a ...

Superficial or Significant: The Challenge of Comparing | To Make a ... | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
making-thinking-visible-ritchhart-ron-9780470915516 But then I thought of quote another friend and colleague recently sent me from Ron Ritchhart, Mark Church and Karin Morrison's book Making Thinking Visible.
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Visible Thinking; Chalk Talk – Teaching Paradox

Visible Thinking; Chalk Talk – Teaching Paradox | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it

Chalk Talk, a teaching routine to build understanding in a collaborative way.


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Visible Thinking – Mystery Objects and Artifacts… : Mrs. McGrath's ...

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Visible Thinking – Mystery Objects and Artifacts… Posted by Mrs. McGrath on Wednesday, November 28th 2012. What better way to further explore out current Unit of Inquiry than through hands-on, visuals connected to the World of Weather?
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Questioning ‘Time’: A Visible Thinking Cultural Force

What is meant by ‘time’? When I googled ‘define time’, the first response returned two definitions. The first was for time as a noun and defines it as, “The indefinite...
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Visible Thinking Update – Teaching Paradox

I haven't posted a Visible Thinking reflection in quite some time. That is not because I haven't been using them, but rather because I have been repeating the routines. At the moment, I am not introducing any new routines ...
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Engagement Made Visible

Engagement Made Visible | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
What surprised me most was the level of engagement with the teacher, the learning and with their  peers.
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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, February 6, 2013 11:57 AM

Thinking routines work with ALL learners.  Deep thinking involved.  

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Using THIEVES to Preview Nonfiction Texts - ReadWriteThink

Using THIEVES to Preview Nonfiction Texts - ReadWriteThink | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
Students become "thieves" in this lesson as they use a previewing strategy to "steal" information from textbooks and other nonfiction texts before actually reading them.

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Lisa Burkhalter's curator insight, December 20, 2012 9:23 AM

strategy to teach close reading

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WBSD Cultures of Thinking: Language Across the Content Areas

WBSD Cultures of Thinking: Language Across the Content Areas | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
During our last Late Start, as I listened to Margaret's PD session about Language Across the Content Areas, I noticed many connections to our experiences with Cultures of Thinking. I'm sure many of you felt the same way.
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Visible Thinking in Art using weather paintings… : Mrs. McGrath's ...

In an effort to deepen the children's observation and thinking powers, I tried out a new Visible Thinking routine this week from the Harvard online course I am currently doing. The power of imagery is well-known, and these ...
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Visible Thinking – revealing learners' unfolding ideas as they think ...

Visible Thinking – revealing learners' unfolding ideas as they think ... | Cultures of Thinking | Scoop.it
I am currently taking an online course through the famous Project Zero at Harvard University called Visible Thinking. It has been fascinating to see how my previous practices fit into the modern labels, and also to learn about ...
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