As an educator one is always looking beyond teaching the standards and giving students the tools they will need to be productive in society. Teaching thinking skills is the place to start. Ever wonder how to empower your students to think? Well this powerpoint is a practical application of teaching thinking skills at every level. It challenges teachers to teach students to think. Even if your students are in higher education. This powerpoint is based on Cabrera and Colosi’s book Thinking at Every Desk (2009).