Welcome to the official website of the Center for Teaching Thinking (CTT)


A non-profit service organization for educators with offices in the United States and Spain.


CTT is dedicated to providing programs of excellence for K – 12 schools and colleges in the US and around the world. We offer programs on teaching and assessing skillful thinking infused into standard content instruction with an emphasis on teaching and assessing the skills of critical and creative thinking.

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TBL for ESL Workshops | January 2017

CTT announces the second edition of the TBL for ESL Workshops. This program, the result of the alliance between CTT and AMCO IBERIA, is a modular course that applies thinking based learning to teaching and learning of English as a foreign language. The first edition in the 2015-2016 school year was a success and now CTT-AMCO are offering the second part of this program for the 2016-2017 school year.

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Training Program for Teachers in the Basque Country | 2017

Transforming Learning by basing it on the Infusion of Critical and Creative Thinking into Content Instruction.

During the course 2016-17 the Center for Teaching Thinking is offering to all teachers in the Basque Country a program designed to train participants in the classroom techniques of Thinking-Based Learning and to coach each teacher as they construct and teach TBL lessons that incorporate these techniques.

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February Seminar On Thinking-Based Learning | 2017

The 2017 CTT February Seminar will introduce teachers to Thinking-Based Learning. TBL is a new and unique educational methodology that creates student-centered classrooms in which critical and creative thinking are infused into content instruction in ways that help students develop skill at these kinds of thinking and use these skills for deep engagement with important content from their school curriculum.

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Advanced Thinking-Based Learning Workshop Series | 2016 / 2017

The Center for Teaching Thinking is pleased to announce a new series of advanced workshops in thinking-based learning to be offered in the fall/winter of 2016-17. These workshops are based on themes from the 2016 summer institute and are classroom practice oriented.

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