Definitions: (1) the power of reasoning and conceiving ideas; imaginative; (2) the ability of a person to form mental images; envision, (3) given to pondering a suggestion; cogitation; (4) focusing on something in order to arrive at a conclusion using logic, judgment, and inference
See also: Conscious, Thoughtful

Synonyms: deliberating, fancying, realizing, reflecting, speculating

• I am, therefore I think. — Dr. Chris Halvorson (1960 -) American Theoretical Physicist
• If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought. — Peace Pilgrim [born Mildred Lisette Norman] (1908-1981) Steps Toward Inner Peace {2021}
• Then only are we thinking when the subject on which we are thinking cannot be thought out. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) German Artist

• Thinking people apply their knowledge to new situations unrelated to the original situation.
•To move from a single good idea to its completion surround it with compatible ideas, and umbrella it with good ideals.
• Complexity results from keeping ideas in your head. Create systems to help you express your thoughts. Holding ideas takes energy – write them down.

Types of Thinking
Strategic         Personality               Disciplinary                   Overall            Miscellaneous
                        Related                                                          Quality
Additive          Aggressive            Anthropological                Brilliant            Aesthetic
Analytic           Extroverted          Financial                             Clear               Constructive
Applied           Introverted           Historical                            Deep               Creative
Backward        Kinky                    Humanistic                         Keen                Efficient
Broad              Optimistic            Legal                                  Mercurial          Expressive
Converging                                 Market-oriented                 Methodical      Innovative
Critical                                        Mathematical                      Quick               Insightful
Decisive                                      Medical                               Right                Instinctive
Deductive                                   Product-oriented                Powerful           Literal
Diverging                                    Scientific                             Productive       Practical
Eliminative                                  Sociological                                                 Precise
Focused                                      Technological                                              Random
Forward                                      Verbal                                                          Visual
Imaginative                                                                                                     Wishful

Advice: A teacher must know the level of each student in order to challenge each with those things just outside his or her current level of understanding. But it is the responsibility of the student to commit themselves to strive for that understanding. If the challenge motivates them, they will give it some thought.

Color: sky blue

Symbols: 1) the hat; 2) the pansy; 3) the helmet