The Private Eye - looking closely and thinking by analogy with jeweler's loupes and inquiry method for hands-on interdisciplinary science, art, writing, math, and more

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Eye Loupe The Private Eye jeweler's loupe
—Introduced to the world of education in 1989 by Kerry Ruef. By far the best of its kind, the loupe is an almost magical, magnification tool. With The Private Eye process, the loupe is a metaphor for magnifiying thought.

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The Private Eye Questions to accelerate concentration, critical thinking and creativity.

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The Private Eye is an acclaimed, hands-on learning process and professional development program that rivets the eye and rockets the mind. PreK-20 thru life!

Hands on, investigative, The Private Eye - using everyday objects, a jeweler's loupe, and simple questions - accelerates science, writing, art, math and social studies, and more. Write, draw and theorize across subjects. Discover new worlds. Magnify minds.
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Did you say "pin drop"?
ďWith The Private Eye my students are so focused! Once, recently, they were loupe-writing and drawing and I could hear a pin drop. I had to leave the room for a few minutes. When I returned, they didn't know I'd been gone! Itís amazing."
 — Edie Adams-Howard, K-8 Odessey Program, Portland Public Schools, Portland, OR

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"Analogy is the interstate freeway system of cognition."
— Douglas Hofstadter


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"A really exciting way to bring out the gifted in everyone."
  — Joseph Renzulli, Director, The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented

"The Private Eye is a wonderful contribution to literacy, poetry and ecological awareness."
  — Robert Hass, U.S. Poet Laureate and Professor, University of California at Berkeley

"The Private Eye is fabulous for adults.  It gives people an immediate experience of the creative process."
 
— Bonnie Zimmerman, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Stanford University Medical School
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