Free gifted teaching resource – do computers think?

Stimulate imaginations and pupils ability to analyze, synthesize and evaluate by asking a question …

If computers could talk, what do you think would be the 10 major complaints they would have?

This question is taken from the ‘Bloom’s Taxonomy, Literacy’ section of Thinking Strategies for 9-11 year olds. This book is one of a series of three books providing activities to enrich and extend the thinking strategies of the entire class, with in-built opportunities to challenge the skills of gifted and talented children.

The following thinking strategies are targeted:

  • Bloom’s Taxonomy
  • Creative Thinking
  • Research Skills
  • Questioning Skills and Brainstorming
  • Renzulli’s Enrichment Triad
  • Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences

Each thinking strategy is introduced with a clear overview and accompanied by teaching notes, activities, photocopiable worksheets and task cards – all linked to curriculum areas. Management strategies are outlined and suggested for each task card and worksheet, making it even easier for busy teachers to implement these terrific activities immediately.


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