Dr. Donna Miller, owner, Thinking ZoneAlthough creativity is not a subject but a means to achieve a result, teachers can contribute to cultivating creativity when they design classroom activities to facilitate creative habits of mind.  Current research tells us that generative energy surges in climates of discovery, invention, and investigation—where people engage in higher-order thinking, probe with questions, and solve complex problems that have more than one answer.

With the assistance of Thinking Zone projects, educators can craft conditions that motivate creativity and can implement classroom activities that encourage critical thinking and stimulate conversation.

We encourage you to browse our selection of over 175 products: writing topics/prompts, revision workshop strategies, book lists, and literature/reading guides--all custom designed to engage reading, writing, critical thinking, and knowledge production in the classroom setting.


The materials available at Thinking Zone have been tested in classrooms and across grade levels—from grade school through college.
While many of them are targeted for high school and post-secondary audiences, minor adaptations on the teacher’s part will make them workable across grade levels. If you don’t see something you’d like, tell us, and we’ll do our best to accommodate you, designing products tailored to your specific needs! While it is said that money can’t buy time, at Thinking Zone your money can buy products that save you time.

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