Cultures of Thinking: Puzzles of Practice

PZ Syd in collaboration with Dr. Ron Ritchhart, Principal Investigator for the Cultures of Thinking Project, and Senior Research Associate of Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education presents a free conference for educators with a passion for thinking and learning.

On Saturday 25th February 2017, join with other K-12 educators from a host of different schools for this free conference exploring how to build a Culture of Thinking in our classrooms and schools.  

This unique and informal one-day conference will offer both large keynote and small workshop settings in which to explore pedagogy and practice inspired by Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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PZ Sydney Network Founded

Inspired by the ideas of Harvard's Project Zero a collaboration between a group of Sydney schools has resulted in the founding of Project Zero Sydney. The aim of the group is to share and develop expertise in the practical application of the Project Zero philosophy. 

Drawing on Project Zero pedagogy and practice, we believe that:

  • learning is a consequence of thinking
  • understanding is not only something you have, but something you do
  • intelligence is not one thing, but many, and is something that can be learned
  • thinking skills alone are not sufficient; we must also have the disposition to use them
  • thinking and learning are processes that are deepened when we make them visible
  • collaboration is the stuff of learning.

A central aim of PZSyd is to share our passion for Project Zero ideas with others by providing free professional learning opportunities for Australian educators.