De Bono’s 6 thinking hats continue to be central to many teaching philosophies.
The six thinking hats are different coloured hats that all represent a different thinking process. The hats have been used as a way to get students in the right mind space for the topic of the lesson. For example, in a textile class one main methods of thinking is creativity. Therefore, you could ask your students to put their ‘green thinking hat’ on. By doing this you are encouraging your students to stop what they are doing and think about Bono’s 6 hats.