Thinking Task Archive 2022

How-To “Do” Thinking Tasks…

Scan the blurb.

The short written “blurb” was written to provide contextual information such as the who, want, when, and where of the topic.

Watch the video.

The visual sources were selected because they deliver the most relevant information in a reasonable amount of time, usually 3 to 7 minutes.

Read selected article

Linked written sources were identified because the included information and perspective expanded on the blurb and complement the video.

Create an artifact.

Now that you have created a new understanding of a new topic, create an original artifact that displays your new knowledge.

2022 Thinking Tasks Archive

“It’s not that I am smart, it’s just I stay with problems longer.” – Albert Einstein


In this month in history…

Critical Thinking​

  • Improved mindfulness
  • Encouraged self-reflection
  • Provided self-parallels
  • Social studies skill practice
  • Structured problem solving time
  • Analytic skill application
  • Increased communication opportunities
  • Non-cognitive skill development
  • Chances for character study
  • Opportunities for original creativity