Intel Teach Essentials


The Thinking resources are useful throughout the course. Refer to them when you are creating your Project Portfolio pieces to ensure you are incorporating 21st Century and higher-order thinking skills.

List of 21st Century Skills
21st Century Skills (DOC; 1 page)
Essential 21st Century skills from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills (

Word Lists for Activities
21st Century Skills—Words (DOC; 1 page)

Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy—Categorization of Verbs (DOC; 1 page)

Additional Resources

Blooms Taxonomy: A Focus on Higher-Order Thinking Skills (PPT; 9 slides)

Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy*

Bloom’s/Gardner’s Learner Tasks (DOC; 3 pages)

Task-Oriented Question Construction Wheel Based on Bloom's Taxonomy* (PDF; 1 page)

Write Design: Graphic Organizers*
Various graphic organizers that correspond to the various verbs on Bloom's Taxonomy.

Bloom’s Taxonomy: Model Questions and Key Words

Higher-Order Thinking Skills
Promoting Higher-Order Thinking Skills (DOC; 1 page)

Effective Teaching: Thinking*

Extending Children’s Special Abilities—Strategies for Primary Classrooms*

Quellmalz Framework of Thinking Skills*

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills: Activities at Various Cognitive Levels of Learning*

Faculty Innovation Center : Higher-Order Thinking Skills* (PDF; 1 page)

Habits of Mind
Describing 16 Habits of Mind (PDF; 14 pages)

What Are Habits of Mind? (1)*
What Are Habits of Mind? (2)*

A Thinking Pedagogy: Habits of Mind*

Project Evaluation for 11 of the 16 Habits of Mind*


Intel® Teach Programme
Participant Version Sept08 (SA) | Essential Course