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5 Thinking Routines for Comparing, Contrasting and Making Connections

INTRODUCTION Today I’m sharing 5 different thinking routines that you can use to compare, contrast and make connections. I’m exploring how you can use these thinking routines to create engaging discussions with art, objects and ideas. I'll look first at what comparing & contrasting is and why it’s important. Then I'm sharing some ideas for things you might

7 Ways to Be Creative with Thinking Routines

BITESIZE: 7 WAYS TO BE CREATIVE WITH THINKING ROUTINES I have a golden rule when I introduce participants on my team trainings and in my VTMO course to thinking routines for the first time.  This that you should get to know one thinking routine really, really well before you learn any

9 thinking routines to improve your powers of observation

9 THINKING ROUTINES TO IMPROVE YOUR POWERS OF OBSERVATION In today’s solo episode, I’m talking about observation skills - why they are important and I’m sharing 9 thinking routines that you can use to boost your observation and description skills. INTRODUCTION So, observation skills. As you’ll know

What is Visible Thinking in the Museum?

WHAT IS VISIBLE THINKING IN THE MUSEUM (AND HOW CAN IT HELP ME TO ENGAGE MY AUDIENCE?) Way back in 2011, I discovered the magic of thinking routines and Visible Thinking whilst working at a museum in Amsterdam. It was at this point that I started developing a new approach for