24 September 2008

Ingenuity in K-12 Classes

Wondering how to get your math, social studies, reading, or science students to sit up and get engaged?

Students are full of ideas. So wrap your content around this question …..Got an idea that could change the world, or at least help a lot of people?

Why? Google wants to hear from you -- and they'll pay as much as $10 million to make your idea a reality.

Yup, critical thinking exists in every school content area. And, this question shows students the power of using thinking skills to help yourself and others. I am a big fan of improving thinking skills – being better analyzers of data and using creative solutions to solve issues – because that is a basic life skill.

Thinking, isn’t it a shame that more teachers don’t emphasize it during lessons? Here is a real world opportunity. Learn more by clicking here and read the Google notice.

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