Summarise the components of Hats Thinking

All thinkers involved in the same direction at the same time.Gets rid if egos. Creativity within decision making. Wider application than just education. It has the benefit of blocking the confrontations that happen when people with different thinking styles discuss the same problem.

White hat: Data collection, the facts
Red Hat: Emotions
Black Hat: negative points
Yellow Hat: optimistic points/positive
Green Hat: Thinking/Creativity
Blue hat: Process Control (reflecting, thinking)

Develop an example of how you might use this in a classroom / centre / staff meeting

Make an informed decision about the use of bikes in an around school and community.

Should we have a school uniform?

Should we have a class pet? What would be appropriate?
Issue/Problem solving within class/school