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Critical thinking can be taught by anyone and must be learned by everyone.
 
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We all know the holidays bring drama. And who loves drama more than teenagers?Don't Be a Grinch offers FIVE Persuasive writing activities that are perfect for keeping students engaged all the way up to the start of the holiday break!.Students
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A man stops to help with a car accident and is struck by a car. A woman rents a home only to fall through the floor of her outhouse into the waste below. Who is responsible for these injuries? "Not My Fault" uses high-interest, high-profile court
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Are you looking for an engaging, critical-thinking lesson to help you celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in your classroom?Separate is Not Equal focuses on the landmark court case Mendez V Westminster. This lesser known case paved the way for the
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Did you know that a monkey sued a photographer over the rights to a selfie? The monkey took the picture, so should he own the rights? What sort of implications would be created if he won? "Monkey Business" uses high-interest, high-profile court
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We all know the holidays bring drama. And who loves drama more than teenagers?Talking Turkey offers FIVE Persuasive writing activities that are perfect for those two short days before Thanksgiving break.Students analyze real world lawsuits-A woman
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Facebook has been all over the news with the Cambridge Analytica scandal. People had their information collected through a personality quiz app. But it wasn't just the people who took the quiz- everyone who was friends with the people who took the
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An NFL player is injured by another player during a non-play moment in the game. Is it battery? Thousands of former NFL players band together to bring a lawsuit against the NFL asking for compensation for the long-term effects of their head
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College sports are big business. They bring in a lot of money for the Universities and the NCAA. But what about the student athletes? Should they receive compensation beyond their scholarships? This public policy debate poses this question to
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The police search a man's yard by flying a plane over his house. Thermal-imaging equipment is used to try to identify lights used to grow drugs. The FBI asks Apple for help breaking into a terror suspect's I-Phone. Are these tactics permissible?
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thinkLaw takes the critical thinking strategies taught in law schools across the country and breaks them down in a way that makes this way of deep thinking accessible to all students! In all subjects! (Even Math!) We know more now than we ever did
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Holidays are a great time to capture the imagination and energy of your students! This St. Patrick's Day have fun learning about leprechauns while engaging in critical thinking development! Your students will be having so much fun they won't even
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Have you ever heard the legend of why the evergreen trees stay green? This is a fun, holiday story that you can share with your class- but what if you could share the story AND take your students to a deeper level of critical thinking? thinkLaw
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The attack on Nancy Kerrigan right before that National Ice Skating Championships in 1994 was one of the biggest news stories of the decade. The images of a tearful Nancy Kerrigan clutching her legs and screaming in pain after she was attacked with
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The right to free speech is a fundamental right granted by the US Constitution. But how does it apply to students in school? The Cost of Free Speech is a two part lesson that examines three lawsuits dealing with schools and students' right to free
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Are you looking for ways to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month that are fun and rigorous? Look no further than the thinkLaw Hispanic Heritage Month Bundle.This bundle includes TWO thinkLaw lessons at a savings of $2.00Separate is Not Equal puts
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Discussing Controversial TopicsNothing is as powerful as when young Thinkers can engage in thoughtful debate with one another. But as the teacher, this is often difficult to moderate. Young people need to be taught how to engage in critical
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Black History month is designated as a time to celebrate and recognize African American history and achievements. This year, combine the history with critical thinking! Famous Inventions focuses on four major inventions that we use everyday that
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What if the same critical thinking strategies taught in law school could be used with students in K-2? thinkLaw uses law school exercises with our youngest students using folk tales, fairy tales, and nursery rhymes because there are some shady
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School safety is a trending topic world wide. But do zero tolerance policies leave room for mistakes?-A second grader chews a breakfast pastry into the shape of a gun and is suspended.-A high school junior forgets a pocket knife she was using to
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This year provide your students with activities to celebrate Hispanic heritage with critical thinking and teach them to think like a lawyer.thinkLaw brings strategies taught in law school all the way to our youngest learners! In Juan Bobo v. the
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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Colin began tutoring in his Brooklyn, NY hometown as a teenager, and furthered his passion for teaching as a middle school math teacher and Teach for America corps member in Washington, D.C. after earning his B.S. in Computer Science and minor in African American Studies at Syracuse University. Colin later earned his Master’s in Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University and completed graduate level coursework in secondary education and economics. As a Management Analyst for Clark County, NV’s child welfare agency, Colin helped to transform the foster parent licensing process. Colin later returned to the classroom, teaching middle and high school math at the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy while attending law school at the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where Colin graduated magna cum laude as a part-time evening student.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Prior to founding thinkLaw, Colin practiced litigation and intellectual property at Greenberg Traurig where he also provided pro bono services to the Children’s Attorney Project, representing children in the foster care system. In addition to leading thinkLaw, Colin also taught Algebra 2 at Equipo Academy in Las Vegas. thinkLaw has recently release a full-length Social Justice curriculum! For more information visit www.thinklaw.us

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