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THINKING TOOLS THAT ALIGN WITH THE DIMENSIONS IN VELS

By Donna Miller,2014-05-17 00:19
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De Bono's CoRT Program. ? Ranking ladder. ? Flow chart. ? Mind map. ? Concept map. ? Venn diagram. ? Data chart. ? Reflective journal. ? SWOT Analysis

    THINKING TOOLS THAT ALIGN WITH THE DIMENSIONS IN VELS

    LEVEL ONE

    Thinking Thinking Tools

    Learning Focus

    ? Wonder and question How do you know? What makes you think that? ? Question Matrix ? Use all senses when making observations ? Y Chart ? Look for simple patterns in observations by classifying objects and looking for similarities and ? A-Z Key

    differences ? Reverse Key ? Collect information from peers, adults, print and non-print texts and develop explanations for the ? Mind Maps phenomena they observe ? Six Thinking Hats (Simple ? Reflect on thinking sequences)

    ? Venn Diagrams

    ? Consequence Wheel

    ? Concept Maps

    ? KWHL

    THINKING TOOLS THAT ALIGN WITH THE DIMENSIONS IN VELS

    LEVEL TWO

    Thinking Thinking Tools

    Learning Focus

    ? Explore the community and environment and consider contexts and information which lie beyond their ? Question Matrix

    immediate experience ? Concept map ? Questions are recorded and shared ? Y Chart ? Observations are recorded. ? A-Z Key ? Explanations are provided ? Picture Key ? Others’ observations are questioned for accuracy ? Question Key ? A range of sources are used when investigating questions ? Who, What, When, Where, Why ? Ideas are recorded and sequenced ? Flow Chart ? Classification of concepts, objects and ideas using given criteria. ? Mind Maps ? Describe, compare and contrast classifications using a range of attributes ? Six Thinking Hats ? Recognise patterns in surrounding events and objects ? Six Action Shoes

    ? Venn Diagrams

    ? Fishbone Diagram

    ? Word web

    ? KWHL

    ? Time line

    ? Pie Chart

    ? Brainstorming

    THINKING TOOLS THAT ALIGN WITH THE DIMENSIONS IN VELS

    LEVEL THREE

    Reasoning, processing & inquiry Creativity Reflection, evaluation &

    metacognition

    Level 3 ? Collect and organise ideas from a range of sources ? Apply creative ideas and test ? Identify strategies to

    to answer questions the prediction of ideas organise ideas ? Question validity of sources ? Use open ended questions ? Use appropriate language to

    explain thinking ? Apply thinking skills to organise information and ? Explore concrete and

    concepts including problem solving activities abstract concepts ? Express point of view ? Provide reasons for arguments and conclusions ? Justify changes in thinking

    Thinking ? Question Matrix ? Thinkers’ Keys ? Ranking ladder Tools ? Concept map ? SCAMPER ? Flow chart ? Y Chart ? Question Matrix ? Mind map ? A-Z Thinkers Key ? Six Thinking Hats ? Concept map ? Picture Key ? Six Action Shoes ? Venn diagram ? Question Key ? De Bono’s CoRT Program ? Data chart

     ? Who, What, When, Where, Why Chart ? Reflective journal ? Flow Chart ? SWOT Analysis ? Mind Maps ? Matrix ? Six Thinking Hats ? PMI ? Six Action Shoes

    ? Venn Diagrams

    ? Fishbone Diagram

    ? Word web

    ? KWHL

    ? Time line

    ? Pie Chart

    ? Brainstorming using DOVE

    ? PMI

    ? Fat and Skinny Questions

    ? Creative Problem Solving

    ? Lotus Diagram

    ? Placemat

    ? Graffiti Wall

    ? Affinity Diagram

    THINKING TOOLS THAT ALIGN WITH THE DIMENSIONS IN VELS

    LEVEL FOUR

    Reasoning, processing & inquiry Creativity Reflection, evaluation &

    metacognition

    Level 4 ? Develop own questions ? Generate imaginative ? Use a broad range of

    solutions to solve problems thinking processes and tools ? Collect relevant information from a range of sources

    and check accuracy ? Demonstrate flexibility of ? Reflect on and evaluate

    thinking in a range of effectiveness of tools used ? Distinguish fact and opinion concepts ? Articulate thinking processes ? Use information collected to develop concepts,

    solve problems or make informed decisions ? Document changes in ideas

    and beliefs over time ? Articulate arguments with evidence

    Thinking ? Question Matrix ? Thinkers’ Keys ? Ranking ladder Tools ? Concept map ? SCAMPER ? Flow chart ? Y Chart ? Question Matrix ? Mind map ? A-Z Thinkers Key ? Hats ? Concept map ? Picture Key ? Shoes ? Venn diagram ? Question Key ? De Bono’s CoRT Program ? Data chart ? Who, What, When, Where, Why Chart ? Six Thinking Hats ? Reflective journal ? Flow Chart ? Six Action Shoes ? SWOT Analysis

     ? Mind Maps ? Matrix ? Six Thinking Hats ? PMI

     ? Six Action Shoes

    ? Venn Diagrams

    ? Fishbone Diagram

    ? Word web

    ? KWHL

    ? Time line

    ? Pie Chart

    ? Brainstorming using DOVE

    ? PMI

    ? Fat and Skinny Questions

    ? Creative Problem Solving

    ? Lotus Diagram

    ? Placemat

    ? Graffiti Wall

    ? Affinity Diagram

    ? CAMPER

    ? CAMPER for the Internet

    ? Target

    ? POOCH / PCD

    THINKING TOOLS THAT ALIGN WITH THE DIMENSIONS IN VELS

    LEVEL FIVE

    Reasoning, processing & inquiry Creativity Reflection, evaluation &

    metacognition

    Standards Explain the purpose of a range of ? Apply a range of question types and locate and ? Apply creative thinking to thinking tools and use them in select relevant information from varied sources. explore possibilities and appropriate contexts. generate multiple options, problem definitions and ? When identifying and synthesizing relevant Use specific language to describe solutions. information, students use a range of appropriate their thinking and reflect on their strategies of reasoning and analysis to evaluate thinking processes during their evidence and consider their own and others' points investigations. of view. Modify and evaluate their thinking ? Use a range of discipline-based methodologies. strategies. ? Complete problem-solving and decision-making Explain the different methodologies activities which involve an increasing number of used by different disciplines to create variables and solutions. and verify knowledge. ? Apply a range of question types, and locate and Describe and explain changes in select relevant information from varied sources. their ideas and beliefs over time.

    Thinking

    Tools ? Question Matrix ? Thinkers’ Keys ? Ranking ladder ? Concept map ? SCAMPER ? Flow chart ? Y Chart ? Question Matrix ? Mind map ? A-Z Thinkers Key ? Hats ? Concept map ? Picture Key ? Shoes ? Venn diagram ? Question Key ? De Bono’s CoRT Program ? Data chart ? Who, What, When, Where, Why Chart ? Six Thinking Hats ? Reflective journal ? Flow Chart ? Six Action Shoes ? SWOT Analysis

     ? Mind Maps ? Matrix ? Six Thinking Hats ? PMI

     ? Six Action Shoes

    ? Venn Diagrams

    ? Fishbone Diagram

    ? Word web

? KWHL

    ? Time line

    ? Pie Chart

    ? Brainstorming using DOVE

    ? PMI

    ? Fat and Skinny Questions

    ? Creative Problem Solving

    ? Lotus Diagram

    ? Placemat

    ? Graffiti Wall

    ? Affinity Diagram

    ? CAMPER

    ? CAMPER for the Internet

    ? Target

    ? POOCH

    ? PCD

    ? Issues map

    ? Gantt Chart

    ? Deployment flowcharts

    ? 5 Whys

    THINKING TOOLS THAT ALIGN WITH THE DIMENSIONS IN VELS

    LEVEL SIX

    Reasoning, processing & inquiry Creativity Reflection, evaluation &

    metacognition

    Standards ? Discriminate in the way they use a variety of ? Experiment with innovative ? When reviewing information

    sources. possibilities within the and refining ideas and

    parameters of a task. beliefs, students explain ? Generate questions that probe viewpoints and conscious changes in their perspectives. ? Take calculated risks when own and others' thinking and defining tasks and ? Process and synthesise complex information and analyse alternative generating solutions. complete problem-solving and decision-making perspectives and activities which involve a wide range and perceptions complexity of variables and solutions. ? Use explicit terms to discuss ? Employ appropriate methodologies for creating and their thinking, select and use verifying knowledge in different disciplines. thinking processes and tools ? Make informed decisions based on their analysis of appropriate to particular various perspectives and, sometimes contradictory, tasks, and evaluate their information. effectiveness.

    Thinking

    Tools ? Question Matrix ? Thinkers’ Keys ? Ranking ladder ? Concept map ? SCAMPER ? Flow chart ? Y Chart ? Question Matrix ? Mind map ? A-Z Thinkers Key ? Hats ? Concept map ? Picture Key ? Shoes ? Venn diagram ? Question Key ? De Bono’s CoRT Program ? Data chart ? Who, What, When, Where, Why Chart ? Six Thinking Hats ? Reflective journal ? Flow Chart ? Six Action Shoes ? SWOT Analysis

     ? Mind Maps ? Matrix ? Six Thinking Hats ? PMI

     ? Six Action Shoes

    ? Venn Diagrams

    ? Fishbone Diagram

    ? Word web

    ? KWHL

    ? Time line

    ? Pie Chart

    ? Brainstorming using DOVE

    ? PMI

    ? Fat and Skinny Questions

    ? Creative Problem Solving

    ? Lotus Diagram

    ? Placemat

    ? Graffiti Wall

    ? Affinity Diagram

    ? CAMPER

    ? CAMPER for the Internet

    ? Target

    ? POOCH

    ? PCD

    ? Issues map

    ? Gantt Chart

    ? Deployment flowcharts

    ? 5 Whys

    ? Taylor’s Multiple talent Model

    ? SCUMPS

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