After 3 years of research and writing, my latest book, Creating Cultures of Thinking, is now out!  The book draws on the work we have been doing in schools around the world and provides rich examples of the 8 Cultural Forces in action, shaping students’ learning.  I have to think all the amazing teachers who let me into their classrooms.  I hope that you will be as inspired by them as I was.   Since the book is still new, I would very much appreciate your writing a review of it on Amazon to help get the word out.

Thanks to all the educators who have made Making Thinking Visible, written with Mark Church and Karin Morrison, one the top selling books in education over the last four years.  It’s amazing to see how these ideas have taken off all over the world.  If you have been or want to start using thinking routines and more effective questioning to create a culture of thinking in your classroom or organization, this will be a useful resource.  You can also join us on Facebook by pressing the “Like” button to your right.  This will act as a forum for people sharing ideas about how they are using the strategies and routines.

To see a history of the work that has led up to and contributed to the grounded theory and repertoire or practices of Cultures of Thinking, check out this Prezi presentation:  History of Cultures of Thinking


Ron  Ritchhart                                              
Principal Investigator  for the 
Cultures of Thinking Project

Senior Research Associate
Project Zero
Harvard Graduate School of Education