They say hindsight is 20/20, but what if you could make clear sense of a situation or subject right when you needed to? The Six Thinking Hats strategy is a straight-forward, memorable tool to help you think effectively and clearly, without relying on the benefit of hindsight, and it’s a perfect critical thinking skill for G/T students.
Clearer Thinking: Six Thinking Hats
Presenter: Brenda Davis
Core Area: Creativity & Instructional Strategies
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
In this one-hour course, Brenda Davis breaks down the Six Thinking Hats strategy, a method of sorting out thoughts and messages to minimize confusion and give a clear picture of complex subjects. Though it requires a little practice, the strategy is actually quite simple, and it’s a great skill to pass on to your students.
This course will help you:
- Learn the Six Thinking Hats strategy for clearer thinking
- Practice and apply the strategy for the classroom
Ms. Davis is a school counselor with over 20 years of experience as an educator. She serves on the Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented (TAGT) Board of Directors. Her interests include gifted education and program design, social and emotional issues related to gifted females, and creativity.