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Let’s talk about Games and Metacognition

In this newsletter, find out more about how ThinkPlus is supporting schools, students and families through webinars, teaching resources and education design research.

On the 20th May Dr Bron Stuckey shared her wisdom with a large group of educators and highlighted how time for play is so important for our students. In case you missed this term’s free webinar with Bron, we have included a link to the recording below.

Read our Term 2 feature professional reading article How to Get Students Thinking About Their Own Learning.

The Science of Learning is an approach that recognises the value and importance of blending research and practice, across traditional fields of study, drawing on many different methods and techniques to understand how learning occurs – with the ultimate goal of improving learning for all. ThinkPlus has developed new teacher resources in The Science of Learning including free Classroom Posters. They are available for download from thinkplus.info/shop

We hope to see you in Term 3 as we look ahead to what’s happening next at ThinkPlus!

Design Webinar

On Thursday 18th August 2022 at 1pm, join colleagues online for an interactive webinar exploring Design Thinking – what’s next? Dr Marshall reveals the future of design in teaching Primary to Phd during National Science Week.

Design Thinking – what’s next? Dr Marshall reveals the future of design in teaching Primary to Phd during National Science Week.Dr. James George Marshall is a professional designer, academic and software developer specialising in emotion design.

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See Dr Bron Stuckey’s Keynote

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Metacognition

How to Get Students Thinking About Their Own Learning

When students begin to plan, monitor, and evaluate their learning, they develop self-regulation and can set more ambitious goals…As early as kindergarten, teachers can instruct students in how to build their metacognitive skills through…

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The Grow Your Mind Game

Empower your students through gameplay as they overcome emotional challenges and discomfort with increased confidence and resilience.

The Grow Your Mind Card Game is ideal for parents, teachers and students Ages 8+.
The versatile game be played by 2 – 8 players, and offers 4 different skill levels.

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Attendee prizes to be won!

About us

We’re making a difference to the lives of young Australians.

An initiative of the not-for-profit Elevo Institute, ThinkPlus teaches students not what to think, but how to think and learn, and how to change their thinking to keep up with a changing world.

The ThinkPlus metacurriculum is a teaching and learning toolkit designed to seamlessly integrate into the existing Australian Curriculum, promoting a genuine culture of learning to help students to thrive in a rapidly changing world.

If you’d like to find out more about our resources or how to become a ThinkPlus school, visit thinklplus.info or contact Celia Franzè at celia@elevo.org