The learner centered Thinking Schools appoaches provide a foundation for the writing, reading, math, science, arts, and other disciplines curriculums. They provide a common language to explore, discover and learn in a collaborative environment that supports and sustains the creativity of the educational community. Action research grants for Ethiopian educators is an important component for developing a network of practice and research within the Ethiopian education community.
• more online at Thinking Foundation
• Thinking Schools Ethiopia website
• download overview (pdf)
In a Previous Era
I co-owned a record label focused on Flexible Picture Phonograph Records...
|Video clip of Student demonstration lesson with average class size of 60 students in Hossana including community; think-pair-share; think-quartet-share; Thinking Maps; reflections (January 2010)
Go to the Ethiopia Video Clip page for more video.
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Thinking Schools International
Current collaboration with David Hyerle and Richard Cummins includes projects in USA, UK, Brazil, South Africa, Ethiopia and others. Recently collaborated (2011) with David Hyerle on the development and writing of Thinking Schools Teachers and Facilitators guides.
Thinking Schools Ethiopia - Sennheiser
Read about Sennheiser's support of the Thinking Schools Ethiopia project.
read the press release (pdf)
Recent collaborations include ELL, Special Needs, visioning new high school including community sessions and student voice sessions, whole school 'Thinking Schools' implementation...
Pre-K to Universities
My collaborations include many schools, school districts, foundations, NGOs, and non-profit organizations.
partial client list
Documentation, Video, Film for Reflection and Understanding Projects
I have been involved in many video, film and documentation projects personally, for foundations, with non-profit organizations, schools and school districts.
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