Clearer Thinking: Six Thinking Hats


Presenter: Brenda Davis
Core Area: Creativity & Instructional Strategies
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

They say hindsight is 20/20, but what if you could make clear sense of a situation or subject right when you needed to? The Six Thinking Hats strategy is a straight-forward, memorable tool to help you think effectively and clearly, without relying on the benefit of hindsight, and it’s a perfect critical thinking skill for G/T students.

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In this one-hour course, Brenda Davis breaks down the Six Thinking Hats strategy, a method of sorting out thoughts and messages to minimize confusion and give a clear picture of complex subjects. Though it requires a little practice, the strategy is actually quite simple, and it’s a great skill to pass on to your students.
This course will help you:
  • Learn the Six Thinking Hats strategy for clearer thinking
  • Practice and apply the strategy for the classroom

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473 reviews for Clearer Thinking: Six Thinking Hats

  1. Hermilo – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)

    I like it.

  2. Gabriela – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)

    I really enjoyed learning about the 6 Thinking Hats strategy and how to implement it in the classroom.

  3. Laurie – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)

    good information

  4. Paul – PROSPER ISD (verified owner)

    Good insight

  5. Olivia – ALICE ISD (verified owner)

    This provided great strategy to use in the classroom

  6. GABRIELA – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)


  7. Joshua – MANSFIELD ISD (verified owner)

    It was very informative.

  8. Elizabeth – SCHERTZ-CIBOLO-U CITY ISD (verified owner)

    Excellent strategies.

  9. Melissa – CORPUS CHRISTI ISD (verified owner)

    I really liked the way the presenter explained the purpose of each colored hat. I also like the examples for application in my classroom.

  10. Jessica – CORPUS CHRISTI ISD (verified owner)

    It was great and provided useful information.

  11. Rachel – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)

    This course was informative as far as activities we can do in our class with the students.

  12. Rodney – River View Local Schools (verified owner)

    Presentation was a good way to look a solving problems.

  13. Angela – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    It was a good course.

  14. Shelly – DUNCANVILLE ISD (verified owner)


  15. Ricardo – VALLEY VIEW ISD PHARR – REGION 01 (verified owner)


  16. Annette – PORT NECHES-GROVES ISD (verified owner)

    Interesting new ideas!

  17. Leanna – UNITED ISD (verified owner)


  18. Alethea – LA FERIA ISD (verified owner)

    I thought the concept was good but didn’t enjoy the the course itself.

  19. Kelley – WESTERVILLE CITY (verified owner)

    I think it is a great introduction into the idea of using the six thinking hats.

  20. Adriana – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    These thinking hats are good a good tool to have students build critical thinking.

  21. Crystal – WODEN ISD (verified owner)

    This course was clear and allowed examples, non-examples and activities to help master the strategy and be able to take it back to the classroom.

  22. Wendy Reem – DEL VALLE ISD (verified owner)

    I was not engaged the entire time. Speaker started rambling off.

  23. Violeta – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)

    I had never heard this strategy before, but I can see that is something that can easily be incorporated in my lessons.

  24. Laree – SPRING BRANCH ISD (verified owner)

    Great new way of thinking and discussing

  25. Barbara – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)

    This course can motivate students to participate in a positive manner.

  26. Rosa – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Great introduction and use of the thinking hats and how it can be applied to the classroom.

  27. Anna – MANSFIELD ISD (verified owner)

    This is a great strategy to use in the classroom that would help all students.

  28. Shelly – River View Local Schools (verified owner)

    interesting I have never heard of the hats

  29. Norma – MANSFIELD ISD (verified owner)

    This was a good course, I just wished the print wasn’t so small on here.

  30. Stephanie – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)

    Great strategy to use in the classroom.

  31. Levi – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Great info.

  32. Everardo – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    I really enjoyed this training. It gave a name to the different stages of solving a complex problem. The stages can then be shown or explained to the students.

  33. Diana – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Good ideas.

  34. Martha – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    This course is excellent. It entails critical thinking.

  35. Brenda – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    This course is excellent

  36. Ana – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Excellent strategies to encourage all students to participate.

  37. Amanda – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    This course is a great way to understand the different GT icons with students use throughout the year.

  38. Bertha Lee – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Great Course

  39. Maria – UNITED ISD (verified owner)


  40. Destine – PROSPER ISD (verified owner)

    It was great

  41. Alfredo – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Great course! I love the breakdown of the strategy by colors. We can use this strategy in any discipline in the classroom, and it is not limited to just used by GT students. All students can have the opportunity to use this strategy.

  42. Amy – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    I enjoyed learning about the 6 hats and what they represent.

  43. Hilda – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Very helpful and well-explained.

  44. Courtney – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)


  45. Eve – ALAMO HEIGHTS ISD (verified owner)

    I loved the activity ideas that this presenter & course provided!

  46. Irma – PFLUGERVILLE ISD (verified owner)

    Very enjoyable, great strategies to use with all grade levels and different concepts or areas of learning.

  47. Norma – PALACIOS ISD (verified owner)

    A great classroom strategy to minimize confusion over topics.

  48. Briana – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Great course that provided strategies to implement in the classroom setting.

  49. Clair – SCHERTZ-CIBOLO-U CITY ISD (verified owner)

    Fantastic ideas in this course

  50. Juana – UNITED ISD (verified owner)


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