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Sources and Acknowledgements

I’d like to take a moment here to acknowledge the individuals, publications, and resources that have inspired and contributed to the creation of the content you find on the Thinking Museum website. This page is a tribute to the wealth of knowledge that has shaped this platform and is updated regularly. Dive in and explore!

Project Zero

Project Zero website

Visible Thinking

Ritchhart, R., Church, M., Morrison, K. (2011) Making Thinking Visible: How to promote engagement, understanding and independence for all learners.​ Jossey-Bass: New Jersey.

Ritchart, R. and Church, M. (2020) The Power of Making Thinking Visible: practices to engage and empower all learners.​ Jossey-Bass: New Jersey. 

Visible Thinking website:

The thinking routines mentioned on this website were developed by Project Zero, a research centre at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Explore more PZ thinking routines here:

Bown, Claire. “See Think Wonder: Integrating Thinking Routines into an International Primary School Pro- gramme.” MA, 2011. wp-content/uploads/2023/06/Final-Thesis-Claire- Bown.pdf

Bown, Claire “Visible Thinking and Interpretation.” In Interpreting the Art Museum, edited by Graeme Farnell, 269–89. Museumsetc, 2015.

Cultures of Thinking

Ritchhart, R. (2015) Creating Cultures of Thinking: The 8 forces we must master to truly transform our schools. Jossey-Bass, USA.

Agency by Design

Agency By Design website

Artful Thinking

Artful Thinking website

Art as Civic Commons

Art as Civic Commons (ArtC)

Slow Looking

Berger, John. 1972. Ways of Seeing. Edmonton, Alta: The Schools.

Clothier, Peter. Slow Looking : The Art of Looking at Art. Los Angeles: Toad Rampant Books, 2012.

Elkins, James. 2007. How to Use Your Eyes. Routledge.

Findlay, Michael. 2017. Seeing Slowly. Prestel Verlag.

Herman, Amy. 2017. Visual Intelligence : Sharpen Your Perception, Change Your Life. Boston: Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Honore, Carl. In Praise of Slow. National Geographic Books, 2004.

Perkins, D N. 1994. The Intelligent Eye: Learning to Think by Looking at Art. Los Angeles:Getty Publications.

Slow Art Day website

Tishman, Shari. Slow Looking : The Art and Practice of Learning through Observation. New York, Ny: Rout- ledge, 2018.

Tishman, Shari. “The Object of Their Attention.” ASCD. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), Alexandria, VA, United States, February 1, 2008.

Walker, Rob. 2019. Art of Noticing : 131 Ways to Pay Attention. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Museum Education

Burnham, R. & Kai-Kee, E. 2011. The Art of Teaching in the Museum. In R. Burnham and E. Kai-Kee, (eds.) Teaching in the Art Museum: Interpretation as Experience. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum

Dysthe, Olga, Nana Bernhardt, and Line Esbjoørn. 2013. Dialogue-Based Teaching : The Art Museum as a Learning Space. Copenhagen: Skoletjenesten.

Falk, J H. and Dierking, L D. 1992. The Museum Experience. Washington, DC: Howells House.

Kai-Kee, Elliott, Lissa Latina, and Lilit Sadoyan. 2020. Activity-Based Teaching in the Art Museum : Movement, Embodiment, Emotion. Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum.

Ham, Sam H. Interpretation : Making a Difference on Purpose. Golden, Colorado: Fulcrum, 2016.

Hubard, Olga M. Art Museum Education : Facilitating Gallery Experiences. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Pal- grave Macmillan, 2015.

Inquiry & Questioning

Berger, Warren, and Foster, Elise. 2020. Beautiful Questions in the Classroom : Transforming Classrooms into Cultures of Curiosity and Inquiry. Los Angeles: Corwin.

Right Question Institute website


Kline, Nancy. Time to Think : Listening to Ignite the Hu- man Mind. London Cassell Illustrated, 2016.

Starr, Julie. 2021. Coaching Manual. S.L.: Pearson Business.


Hunter, Dale. The Art of Facilitation. Penguin Random House New Zealand Limited, 2012.

Parker, Priya. The Art of Gathering : How We Meet and Why It Matters. Riverhead Books, 2020.

Other Sources

McDonald, Joseph P.; Mohr, Nancy; Dichter, Alan. Power of Protocols : An Educator’s Guide to Better Practice. New York: Teachers College Press, 2015.

Tishman, Shari; Perkins, David N; Jay, Eileen. 1995. The Thinking Classroom : Learning and Teaching in a Culture of Thinking. Boston: Allyn And Bacon.

Vance, Jessica. 2022. Leading with a Lens of Inquiry. Elevate Books EDU.

Vengoechea, Ximena. 2021. Listen like You Mean It : Re- claiming the Lost Art of True Connection. : Portfolio / Penguin, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.

Visual Thinking Strategies website

Williams, Patterson. “Object-Oriented Learning in Art Museums.” Roundtable Reports 7, no. 2 (1982): 12–15.