Teaching Critical Thinking Skills In The Classroom –
This course prepares participants to incorporate critical thinking strategies in the classroom. Opportunities are provided to implement critical thinking skills into the curriculum and learning environment. Participants will recognize and respond to reasoning concepts and determine instructional and assessment strategies for thinking critically across disciplines.
Analyze the value of critical thinking in the classroom.
Integrate critical thinking skills into the curriculum and learning environment.
Evaluate strategies that assess critical thinking.
Evaluate collaborative strategies that support critical thinking.
Determine the need for inquiry-based learning.
Describe the differences between beliefs and prejudices.
Critical Thinking: Math and Science
Explain critical thinking strategies in assessment.
Determine reasoning concepts that enrich instruction.
Implement critical thinking strategies in math and science applications.
Critical Thinking: Language Arts and Social Studies
Analyze how integrated instruction develops critical thinking skills.
Explain how critical readers interact with text.
Justify the use of critical thinking in language arts and social studies.
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