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The Critical Thinking Toolkit by Marlene CAROSELLI

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#14: Perspicacious Perspectives

Overview:

Participants will have to move around in this exercise. They will select a pair of shoes, read a self-revealing statement by and about the shoes’ owner, and then view a problem from this person’s perspective.

Objective:

To develop creative thinking by viewing a problem from an unusual perspective.

Supplies:

• 3″ × 5″ cards (one for each participant)

• Flipchart

• Aerosol can of room deodorizer (optional)

Time:

About 15 minutes

AdvancePreparation:

None required.

Participants/Application:

This exercise works with any size group. In terms of sequence, it makes an idea-energizer or session stimulator. It is not recommended as a session starter, however, for it may cause some participants to erroneously ...

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