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MindShift: Three Brain Teasers to Spur Logical Thinking and Collaboration

Posted on 06/06/2016

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In the Teaching Strategies section of the KQED’s MindShift blog, Katrina Schwartz shares that there are lots of ways to stretch student thinking and get them talking to each other about ideas. One fun way is through riddles that require inductive reasoning, critical thinking and hopefully some good collaboration around student ideas. Schwartz goes on to share three brain teasers created by TED-Ed External link opens in new window or tab have fun visuals and include an explanation at the end. All the videos also include lesson plan ideas to deepen the conversation and start discussion.

Source: KQED News MindShift blog post on May 12, 2016 by Katrina Schawrtz External link opens in new window or tab