Are your students new to Depth and Complexity? Start here to introduce each of the prompts.
Let's get students thinking big and focusing on more abstract ideas.
Get kids focusing on the small, but essential, details of a topic.
Want to add drama to any topic? Use the Ethic prompt!
Can your students spot anything that repeats? Or that has stopped repeating?
Is there a consequence for not doing something? You may have found a rule!
Imagine a construction worker who doesn't know the name of a screwdriver or a doctor who can't remember what to call your neck. It's pretty hard to communicate well without knowing the 👄 Language of the Discipline!
This underutilized tool focuses students on what we don’t yet know and even what we can’t know.
In this video, we introduce the 👓 Multiple Perspectives prompt of Depth and Complexity.
Has something been changing recently? What might be causing that? What are the effects?
Want to get students thinking about how a topic has changed or might change in the future? The ⏳ Change Over Time thinking tool is just what you need!
No topic is an island! With the 📚 Across Disciplines prompt, students note connections within and across multiple fields.
Take your students further up Bloom's Taxonomy by asking them to make a change using one of the prompts of depth and complexity and then consider what the effects of that change would be.
Once your students can identify the rules, language, or big ideas of a topic, we've got to move them up Bloom's Taxonomy! Let's start by contrasting with a related topic.