Critical Thinking Strategies (PLC)


These courses MUST be taken in a specific order. You must first successfully complete the following two courses:

  • Instructional Organizers
  • Classroom Management

Then the following five courses must be taken, in any order:

  • Active Learning Strategies
  • Developmental Strategies
  • Progress Monitoring
  • Critical Thinking Strategies
  • Differentiated Learning Strategies

Finally the series is completed with the course:

  • Curriculum and Standards
SKU: PLC-CTS Category:


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.