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- A method of problem solving in which members of a group contribute ideas spontaneously.
2004 August 31, Combes, Alan, Meeting SEN in the Curriculum: Citzenship, David Fulton Publishers, ISBN 9781843121695, OL 9406116M, page 60:
- The lesson could start with a ‘thought shower’ session considering the arguments for and against getting involved as an individual when pupils witness a crime such as robbery and assault.
2007 March 27, Reid, Hazel L.; Alison J. Fielding, Providing Support to Young People: A Guide to Interviewing in Helping Relationships, page 93:
- The thought shower process often releases a great deal of creativity and it is surprising how often a suggestion, which previously would have been discounted immediately as impossible, leads to some action when it is considered in this way.
- For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:thought shower.