If you have seen young people given permission to think then you have been given
Edward de Bono ‘Thinking Course’
we are working to establish
the importance of thinking through:
- ENHANCING thinking about thinking.
- EMBEDDING the thinking
skills curriculum through the use of Cooperative Leaning Structures.
delivering workshops with simple instructional strategies to engage and develop
the fifteen most fundamental thinking skills.
T2TUK/Kagan-UK deliver Thinking Skills workshops
that are high impact and practical. Learn to implement the Kagan 15 Thinking Skills
model as part of every lesson, so every lesson becomes a thinking skills lesson!
This model goes beyond Bloom’s Taxonomy! Your lessons will be a-buzz with engagement
and most importantly you will be equipping your students with thinking skills they
will use for a lifetime!
- Be the facilitator for critical and creative thinking.
- Release the potential
of effective questions.
- Learn simple structures that develop specific Thinking
Skills such as Agree/Disagree Line-Ups, Listen-Sketch-Draft, Team-Pair-Solo and
- Review cooperative learning basics
- Make thinking fun for your
We should not be asking ourselves, “how much time should
we spend on thinking skills?” Instead we should be asking,
‘What thinking skills am I developing using this particular structure?’”
Followed by “Which additional Thinking Skills could
I strengthen using other structures?”
“Intelligent behaviour is knowing what to do when you don’t know what to do.”