In Cumran pupils use Thinking skills by:
Strategies to use and develop TSPC
To use group roles to complete collaborative activities in class, which change as children progress through the different key stages.
Pupils will work in mixed skilled groups to enable them to use TSPC most effectively in different lessons.
Use of ‘How will I best think and learn today board
Thinking time board
Washing line of TSPC words
Use of Think-pair-share
Use of sevens strategies
Setting open-ended challenges
Making thinking important
Making thinking explicit
Enabling collaborative learning
Promoting independent learning