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    Tessa Gray
    Promote creativity and higher order thinking with your students
    18 January
    Public discussion Created by Tessa Gray

    Sometimes when we hear catch phrases like higher order thinking skills, creativity and innovation we imagine something outside the realms of everyday teaching and learning.

    In this half hour recorded breakout session from Google for Education: Australia and New Zealand on air we see one Alfina Jackson (teacher from Sydney) sharing examples of activities that use digital tools (Google suite) to encourage younger primary aged students to develop creativity and higher order thinking. Some of the ideas/tools/templates are simple and easy to adapt.

    Does anything jump out at you? Are you doing similar things in your classroom, we'd love for you to add to the ideas pool...

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