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Higher Order Thinking Skills (Part #5 The Workshop Plan)

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"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge." - Albert Einstein

I believe if you want students to use higher order thinking you give them freedom to think for themselves and to express themselves knowing their ideas are valued even when they are wrong. This is how we learn.



Like Where's Wally? Then check out 'Find That Flag ' for iPad and iPad mini

Find That Flag is a totally different from Guess That Flag. With a bigger screen to play on and a higher resolution we have been able to make massive improvements. Also FreeAppMagic are onboard to help improve the app and are also sponsoring the app.

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Find That Flag is a cross between Where's Wally and Guess That Flag.

Now you can learn every nations flag in the world and get great stats about that nation. Also you don't just have to guess the flag you have to find it amongst hundreds of other flags.

App features.

* Every recognised nation in world is in the app


OwlyApps launches beautifully designed iPad App for Kids - Picture ABC

OwlyApps launches beautifully designed iPad App for Kids - Picture ABC

Developed by OwlyApps, Picture ABC is a brand new word game app for the iPad with amazing pictures to help children learn new words by matching alphabet letters and spelling words. It includes over 100 pictures of animals, nature, fruits, etc. and as a season's special also a Christmas category.


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Courage is what preserves our liberty, safety, life, and our homes and parents, our country and children. Courage comprises all things.” - Plautus

Stuff happens!

Friday, December 14, 2012 will long be remembered for another needless tragedy involving innocent students, teachers, and administrators. We all mourn but our tears are in vain without action. 



StudyPad launches “Splash Money” app for iPad; learn counting coins and bills the fun way

StudyPad launches “Splash Money” app for iPad; learn counting coins and bills the fun way

 

Redwood city, California - December 13, 2012– StudyPad is back! After the roaring success of Splash Math series of apps with more than 3 million kids, StudyPad is launching “Splash Money” today to further its ambitious stab of empowering the elementary school kids to conquer the world of math. Splash Money is ideal for school kids between the age group 4 – 9 years.

As the latest addition to Splash Math Grade 1-5 series of apps, Splash Money offers eight interactive lessons and quizzes to teach kids everything about money:


★★★★★ pictus Xmas - kids christmas coloring book for all ages

★★★★★  pictus Xmas - kids christmas coloring book for all ages

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Paint/Color beautiful Xmas draws: 


★★★★★ pictus Xmas - kids christmas coloring book for all ages

★★★★★  pictus Xmas - kids christmas coloring book for all ages

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Paint/Color beautiful Xmas draws: 


Higher Order Thinking Skills (Part #3 Projects)

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"Every time you do a project, you learn something new." - Justin Timberlake

So you want to engage your team(s) in a project involving higher order thinking. What project(s) will they be working on? 

You can assign projects or let your team(s) select their own. I find participants are more highly motivated when they have a choice but I suggest providing a list of projects from which they may choose. This strategy worked well for me when distributing work assignments to engineers.



Higher Order Thinking Skills (Part #2 Analysis)

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Get the habit of analysis - analysis will in time enable synthesis to become your habit of mind.” Frank Lloyd Wright

Analysis begins by examining an object or idea and identifying it’s components, defining the relationships between them, and specifying the organizing principle(s) of the whole. Action words associated with analysis include; 



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