Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.



Published on

  • Be the first to comment


  1. 1. greet class add a thunk do the registerstart a debate…
  2. 2. Tutor Time?Do ideas come from inside or outside your head?
  3. 3. Practice key words? Would you rather live underdemocracy or a dictatorship led by Father Christmas?
  4. 4. SubjectspecificStarter?
  5. 5. Make your ownWhich is the more important invention, the … or the …? What is the most important part of a …?
  6. 6. Is there more future than past ?Thunks lend themselves to…• Writing an answer down on a scrap of paper• Moving students into groups to develop their arguments• Think pair share• Live voting using a spreadsheet based graph that can be changed as arguments are made• Challenging the more able to argue against the view they actually hold• Asking the less confident / able students to say who made the best point
  7. 7. Can you stop thinking? The Little Book of Thunks Ian Gilbert Independent Thinking Series £6.00 Kindle £7.00 book