The concept of ADVERTISING examines the role that advertising plays in our environment, using Big Understandings such as "Advertising preys on people who want to increase their self-esteem" through to..
Packed with activities and extenders that cover problem solving, creative and critical thinking skills. Activities for children to choose from, from lower-level thinking to higher-level thinking; plus..
Brilliant 10-minute analysis activators! Students use classifying skills and Venn diagrams to develop critical thinking skills: list attributes of common items; analyse and compare items; find the Odd..
Considers opposites such as joy vs grief; personal vs shared; celebrate vs commiserate; positive vs negative. A couple of samples of the Big Ideas:Every culture has special events that they celebrate;..
Inquiry Learning unit, with the Big Understanding for students that "In life there are always constants; and within them, changes are occurring as a consequence of choices made by myself or others".Es..
Ebook version. Community and Change Intro. Enduring understanding; students will understand that the community is a group of social beings interacting and sharing common interests: e.g. history or, so..
The concept of DISASTERS examines the role that natural or human-made hazard play in negatively/positively affecting society or the environment, using Big Understandings such as "A man-made hazard inv..
Need tools to help your students to organise their thinking? And to get them using higher-level thinking? Then this is the book for you! This set of graphic organisers will encourage broader and deepe..
Forty colourful A4 posters; one for each week of teaching, to remind students of the different important ways of analysing information and discussion, and to develop and expand their questioning techn..
Help students to learn to make decisions. Thought-provoking exercises using topical ideas to catch students' interest- wonderful for groups, pairs or individual work. Start with gut feelings or red ha..
Stretch your students' thinking about important issues - like refugees, or prejudice...Take popular children's novels that incorporate timeless themes and use them as Blooms-based activities to stretc..
Interested in developing QUESTIONING? Want to get teachers and students asking thoughtful and rich questions? The ebook version of the set of Question Starters ready to go - print them out yourself on..
SPACE (intro) examines the role that space plays in our lives; how EXPLORATION has/can negatively/positively affect society or the environment, using Big Understandings such as "Both Earth and Outer S..
The concept of SUSTAINABILITY examines the role that humans play in our environment, using Big Understandings such as "People should be educated about the reasons for using a range of environmentally-..
The concept of SUSTAINABILITY examines the role that humans play in our environment, using Big Understandings such as "Humans should be rethinking our habits, not simply re-using and recycling" throug..
Bought the single-user unit... and you've now decided you want to use your blended-learning Thinkies unit with other classes?Or to pop it onto your school's intranet? Then this is for you. We're sure ..