Date: Available for registration anytime between May 4 – August 3, 2021 Course #: EDMA 288:606 Instructor: Tyler Youngers (firstname.lastname@example.org) Number of Graduate/License Renewal Credits: 2 Registration Deadline: Last day to register for Summer Semester is Wednesday, August 3rd by 5:00 p.m.
This 2-credit, 4-week course is entirely self-paced.
Participants will BEGIN the course as soon as registration is processed and forwarded to instructor.
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All assignments, discussions, and final project work are due at end of the 4-week course in order to receive credit for the course.
The participant should expect to be able to request a transcript 2-4 weeks after the course is completed depending on whether it is for Licensure Renewal or Graduate Credit.
(Last day to register for Summer Semester is Wednesday, August 3rd by 5:00 p.m.)
Transform your classroom culture from one of passive knowledge consumption to one of active learning and student engagement. In this well-researched book, author Rebecca Stobaugh shares how to build a culture of thinking that emphasizes essential 21st century skills — from critical thinking and problem solving to teamwork and creativity. In communicating this essential knowledge, Stobaugh offers fifty teacher-tested instructional strategies for nurturing students’ cognitive abilities across the full range of thinking levels.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
The participant will gain an understanding of the concepts of critical thinking and cognitive engagement, as well as the relationship between the two;
The participant will study the thinking levels of Bloom’s taxonomy revised, the cognitive processes associated with those levels, and how they establish a path to high-level thinking;
The participant will choose among fifty effective instructional strategies that encourage critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, and media literacy in the classroom;
The participant will understand ten powerful methods for sustaining a classroom’s culture of thinking for the long term; and
The participant will utilize Take Action sections and download free online reproducibles that will assist them in building a culture of thinking in the classroom.
Join me for this virtual book study to learn about these 50 strategies to boost cognitive engagement while creating a thinking culture in the classroom!
Required Materials: Fifty Strategies to Boost Cognitive Engagement: Creating a Thinking Culture in the Classroom (50 Teaching Strategies to Support Cognitive Development), Rebecca Stobaugh.
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This class is available for License Renewal, Graduate, Paraeducator or Audit credit.
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