Definitions: (1) the power of reasoning and conceiving ideas; imaginative; (2) the ability of a person to form mental images; envision, (3) given to pondering a suggestion; cogitation; (4) focusing on something in order to arrive at a conclusion using logic, judgment, and inference
Synonyms: deliberating, fancying, realizing, reflecting, speculating
Quotes: I am, therefore I think. — Dr. Chris Halvorson (1960 -) American Theoretical Physicist
- Thinking people apply their knowledge to new situations unrelated to the original situation.
- To move from a single good idea to its completion surround it with compatible ideas, and umbrella it with good ideals.
- Complexity results from keeping ideas in your head. Create systems to help you express your thoughts. Holding ideas takes energy – write them down.
Types of Thinking
Strategic Personality Disciplinary Overall Miscellaneous
Eliminative Sociological Precise
Focused Technological Random
Forward Verbal Visual
Advice: A teacher must know the level of each student in order to challenge each with those things just outside his or her current level of understanding. But it is the responsibility of the student to commit themselves to strive for that understanding. If the challenge motivates them, they will give it some thought.
Color: sky blue
Symbols: 1) the hat; 2) the pansy; 3) the helmet