stem508 | Graduate
Stem: Critical Thinking
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Assessment of Critical Thinking Skills
- Identify assessment tools to support critical thinking in STEM classrooms.
- Evaluate strategies for assessing critical thinking skills.
- Create an assessment tool to evaluate students’ critical thinking skills.
Differentiating Instruction for Critical Thinking
- Analyze the needs of diverse students to support critical thinking.
- Align teaching methods to support critical thinking in diverse students.
- Identify strategies to provide students with equal access to academic content.
Critical Thinking in STEM
- Describe the role of critical thinking in STEM.
- Analyze critical thinking theories and instructional models.
- Identify instructional methods that promote critical thinking in STEM.
- Explore the history and evolution of critical thinking.
- Explore the role of inquiry in a critical thinking classroom.
- Design instruction that supports quality questioning for critical thinking.
- Create strategies for increasing critical thinking in STEM classrooms.
Materials and Resources for Teaching Critical Thinking
- Identify curricular materials and resources that can be used to teach critical thinking in STEM.
- Explore ways to use technology to promote critical thinking skills.
- Evaluate curricular materials and resources to support critical thinking in STEM classrooms.
- Integrate materials and resources that support critical thinking skills into the curriculum.
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