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Thinking Classroom Suggested Books & Websites
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Raeburn Design

Raeburn Design

An exemplar business for responsible and innovative design.

https://www.raeburndesign.co.uk/



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Tags: Design Sustainability

Kids Starting Businesses

Kids Starting Businesses

How children can think about a business idea and then take action. From wikihow.



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Tags: Economics Curriculum Business

Philosophy - Mapped

Philosophy - Mapped

A 'map' of philosophers and philosophy

https://www.philosophybasics.com/general_map.html



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Tags: Philosophy

World Religions - Mapped

World Religions - Mapped

Interesting Religion-Mapping infographic from the World Economic Forum.

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/03/this-is-the-best-and-simplest-world-map-of-religions



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Future Education Charts

Future Education Charts
Charts describing how education should flex for the future.


https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/05/5-charts-that-explain-the-future-of-education



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Tags: Work Skills

Election Toolkit

Election Toolkit

From UK Parliament, resources to help children understand and experience politics and government in action.

Visit



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Tags: Curriculum Politics

1980s Arcade Games

1980s Arcade Games http://www.free80sarcade.com/

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BBC BrainSmart

BBC BrainSmart Child-friendly beginners' guide to the brain and memory.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/brainsmart/

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Tags: Brain Memory

50 Things

50 Things

50 things to do before you're 11¾ from the National Trust

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/50-things-to-do



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Tags: Health Well-being Curriculum

Kids Against Plastic

Kids Against Plastic
Be inspired by Amy and Ella Meek founders of Kids Against Plastic.

http://www.kidsagainstplastic.co.uk/

ello! We’re Amy and Ella Meek, aged 15 and 13, and the founders of Kids Against Plastic! 

Not long ago we came across the UN’s Global Goals and got inspired to do our bit for the planet, and after finding out about the negative effect single-use plastic is having on the environment, we launched the Kids Against Plastic campaign.

ello! We’re Amy and Ella Meek, aged 15 and 13, and the founders of Kids Against Plastic! 

Not long ago we came across the UN’s Global Goals and got inspired to do our bit for the planet, and after finding out about the negative effect single-use plastic is having on the environment, we launched the Kids Against Plastic campaign.



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Tags: Plastic Environment

Voyager Space Probe Live

Voyager Space Probe Live

Live updates and information about the Voyager probes.

https://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/

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Tags: Space Exploration Curriculum

Effective Group Work

Effective Group Work Straightforward, effective advice for productive group work - from Birmingham University's dept. of Metallurgy and Materials.

https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/metallurgy-materials/about/cases/group-work/tips.aspx

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Tags: Group Work Collaboration Cooperation

Software for Visual Learning

Software for Visual Learning Software to enhance learning since 1987.

http://www.inspiration.com/visual-learning

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Tags: Visual Learning Visual Thinking

15 Ways to Beat Procrastination

15 Ways to Beat Procrastination Simple ideas to get more done.

https://www.careeraddict.com/15-ways-to-beat-procrastination

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Categories: Websites, Psychology

Tags: productivity Effectiveness

VIA Character Strength Tests

VIA Character Strength Tests Take the Free Character Strength Test, to discover your range of character strengths.

https://www.viacharacter.org/survey/account/register

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Tags: Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology Program

Positive Psychology Program Find out more about Positive Psychology

https://positivepsychologyprogram.com/

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Ted Talk
The New Era of Positive Psychology

Ted Talk <BR> The New Era of Positive Psychology Martin Seligman presenting at TED2004

www.ted.com/talks/martin_seligman_on_the_state_of_psychology/

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Live Well and Standardise

Live Well and Standardise An article from the smart living LifeEdited website explaining a little more about normalisation / standardisation.

http://lifeedited.com/4-ways-to-put-your-life-on-automatic/

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Tags: Effectiveness Organisation

The Gender Charter

The Gender Charter The rallying point for all groups and individuals wanting to remove gender inequality in life, work and learning.

https://www.thegenderequalitycharter.com/welcome-1

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Educate and Celebrate

Educate and Celebrate Encouraging and advocating for all educational establishments to work towards a gender-neutral model in all aspects of school life

http://www.educateandcelebrate.org/

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Classrooms That Are Kind On The Ears

Classrooms That Are Kind On The Ears "Classrooms generally have terrible soundscapes too. For a student sitting in the fourth row of a traditional classroom, speech intelligibility is just 50 percent, meaning that they only hear half of what their teacher says"
Thought-provoking TED Talk from Julian Treasure

www.ted.com/talks/julian_treasure_why_architects_need_to_use_their_ears

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Tags: Soundscape Noise Classroom

Cognitive Biases Poster

Cognitive Biases Poster Watch out! You might be biased! Check out how much with this free poster.

"Cognitive biases make our judgments irrational. We have evolved to use shortcuts in our thinking, which are often useful, but a cognitive bias means there’s a kind of misfiring going on causing us to lose objectivity. This website has been designed to help you identify some of the most common biases stuffing up your thinking."

www.yourbias.is

YourBias 24 Cognitive Biases Poster

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The Codpast Blog

The Codpast Blog Fresh content for Students and Adults with Dyslexia.

https://thecodpast.org/

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Debating Skills

Debating Skills Information about how to embed debating skills in class and what the impact can be.

http://www.parentingscience.com/debate-improves-critical-thinking-skills.html

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Tags: Debate Negotiation

The Pay It Forward Foundation

The Pay It Forward Foundation The Pay It Forward Foundation was established as a catalyst to inspire growth for the Pay It Forward philosophy, "acts of kindness among strangers, generating a ripple effect from one person to the next, one community to the next. " Their work focuses on providing copies of the Pay It Forward Young Readers Edition for use by teachers and other educators.

http://www.payitforwardfoundation.org/about

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