Summer Academy 2023

Thinking Skills

Kagan Structures to Develop and Engage 15 Thinking Skills!

July 16–17, 2022
All Grades

Rethink thinking. Kagan Thinking Skills Structures give you a two-for-one. While improving engagement and retention of your academic content, students master a differentiated thinking skills curriculum! Forget designing special thinking skills lessons. Implement Kagan’s 15 Thinking Skills Model as part of any lesson! Prepare your students for the information explosion with a dozen simple structures for categorizing, brainstorming, deducing, inducing, summarizing, shifting perspective, calculating, symbolizing, problem solving, predicting, synthesizing, and more. Boost engagement and achievement in your regular academic content. Discover structures that inspire, demand, and develop the range of thinking skills. It’s easy with Kagan Structures! WS# 33742


  • Explore the 15 most fundamental thinking skills
  • Jump-start students' critical and creative thinking
  • Prepare students for a rapidly changing world
  • Generate higher-level thinking among all students
  • Integrate thinking skills across your curriculum, in every lesson
  • Strengthen students' analytical skills
  • Enhance synergy with cooperative brainstorming

Workshop Info

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Check-in: 8:00 am
Course: 8:30 am–4:00 pm

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Rave Reviews

“This provided an excellent and unique perspective on one of the central elements of teaching: Thinking! This course also provided an amazing set of tools to help my students become aware of their own thinking.” 

—Bo Bruen, 6th Grade Teacher

“Thinking Skills was filled with practical and powerful instructional strategies that can be easily and readily implemented.”

—Matthew Farrell, Teacher

“This content makes it easier to ensure that all of my students are thinking and participating. I look forward to giving them a new outlook on learning.”

—Jessica Ferguson, Language Arts Teacher

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