The Thinkers Keys have been sold and implemented in at least 28 countries around the world. There are 20 specific strategies – 10 critical and 10 creative. They were initially written for 8 to 14-year olds, although we have often seen them being used with 5-year-olds, senior students, and even in adult learning environments.
Do verifiable research on the issue that you are studying. This generates great thinking in itself.
Use the 3 steps of BAR (Bigger Add Replace) to make some changes to an object eg a laptop computer.
Clarify what is stopping you from accomplishing something; and then think of how to get around it.
Generate answers to a reverse question eg How can we encourage poor nutrition? And then list the opposite answers.