cur515 | Graduate
Critical Thinking And Innovative Skills
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Theories, Standards, and Strategies for Teaching Critical Thinking
- Identify Common Core State Standards, or other relevant state academic standards, that encourage critical thinking within academic disciplines.
- Apply quality questioning strategies to academic content areas.
- Identify multiple teaching perspectives within academic disciplines.
- Identify strategies to provide students with equal access to academic content.
Framing Quality Questions
Design instruction to support a diverse student body.
- Design instruction that supports quality questioning.
- Design instruction to meet rigorous learning goals by integrating knowledge of academic content areas, curriculum, and cross-disciplinary skills.
Using Technology to Promote Student Involvement
- Integrate technologies into instruction effectively to promote critical thinking.
Feedback and Assessment
Identify a variety of assessments to measure student progress in reaching content standards.
Identify appropriate feedback to encourage student progress in meeting content standards.
- Identify a variety of assessments and feedback to encourage critical thinking.
- Integrate critical thinking instructional strategies into lessons to promote diverse student interest and engagement in the classroom.
Creating a Thinking Culture
Determine strategies to collaborate with families and community members to develop a thinking culture.
- Collaborate with others to create learning environments that support individual and collaborative learning.
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