CALPRO Opens Registration for Teaching Critical Thinking Online WorkshopsPosted on 02/12/2015
Critical thinking skills are needed across the curriculum and in every subject area. They are survival skills in our complex world and are required for success in employment and further education. How do we best teach these skills? Learn how to help your students become better critical thinkers, problem solvers and decision makers. Join your colleagues to learn more by registering for 3 upcoming online workshops.
These interactive workshops are delivered entirely online and are free and open to any adult educator in California from an agency served by the Adult Education Office of the California Department of Education.
Teaching Critical Thinking online series
- Session 1: Critical Thinking and Metacognition — Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 4 to 5:30 pm.
Helps teachers move students beyond simple knowledge to greater understanding of what you are teaching. It will demonstrate methods for teaching critical thinking skills and for planning instructional activities that encourage and require students to think critically.
- Session 2: Problem Solving and Decision Making — Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 4 to 5:30 pm.
Presents the basic steps to problem solving and decision-making. You will explore strategies for helping your students apply critical thinking to their lives both in and out of the classroom. (Session 1 is a pre-requisite)
- Implementing Critical Thinking Strategies — Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 4 to 5:30 pm.
A follow-up session that supports educators as they plan and implement the instructional strategies and skills presented in Sessions 1 and 2.
You can also register from the CALPRO Event Calendar or the California Adult Education Training Calendar . For questions or further information, contact Marian Thacher, 800-427-1422 x5 or email@example.com.
You can also learn more about all online professional development that CALPRO has to offer. All CALPRO professional development is available for free only to agencies served by the Adult Education Office at the California Department of Education.