Some thinkers are satisfied with their first order inferences – an inference that is a direct offshoot from an idea or condition or statistic. Deeper thinkers see that taking the next steps will enrich our imagination and possibilities. This can help us avoid trouble by designing around obstacles or capitalizing on previously unseen resources.
What's in this Lab?
Serial Inferences Lab Total Time: 1-1.5 hrs
FUTURING WITH SERIAL INFERENCES Participants: Partners Materials:
Participant 3-Column Statement Map (see Higher Purposes Lab), large sheet of paper, colored pencils/pens
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