Critical Thinking Strategies (IND)
This course covers methods of teaching and learning through Reflection and Summarizing. Teachers learn to design frequent opportunities for students to reflect about the important concepts in the subjects. Based on brain research, reflection means “thinking about learning” and is effective for use in all grades and subject areas to help students learn Students use these reflections to remember information, build concepts, and solidify learning. Teachers learn to assign summaries to organize those reflections. Many classroom examples are provided for all grade levels to assist the teacher in learning and implementing these strategies in the classroom.