Development of Harvard Project Zero's Thinking Routines – Ron Ritchhart

Ron Ritchhart is a Senior Research Associate at Harvard Project Zero and author of Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners, Jossey Bass, 2011. Ron shares background information about thinking routines and some suggestions for teachers.

Using digital technology, Densho provides online access to personal testimonies, historic photographs and documents, an encyclopedia, and teacher resources about the World War II incarceration of Japanese Americans. We encourage students to explore principles of democracy by asking questions, and engaging in conversations about civil liberties. We believe that by knowing about the human costs and consequences of civil rights violations, we are better able to protect the civil rights of all.

Thinking routines are presented courtesy of Harvard Project Zero,

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Funding for this video was provided, in part, by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program.