ACSA Webinars
Creative & Critical thinking - 1

Peter Ellerton, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Queensland

Understanding teaching for thinking

(Session complete. Recording available with series registration via the REGISTER HERE link below)

    Presenter bio

This session will precisely define some key concepts and ideas about teaching for thinking, including, 'thinking', 'inquiry' and 'virtues'.  This will lead to a clear understanding of what we mean by critical thinking and the pathway to develop it in the classroom.

(from this link you will have the option to register for this session alone, more or the whole series)

What you will learn
What critical thinking means in an educational context and how it can best be developed.

Why you should attend
Understand the importance of teaching for thinking.

AITSL Australian Professional Standards for Teachers addressed in this webinar:
1.2 Understand how students learn;
2.1 Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area;
3.1 Establish challenging learning goals;
3.2 Plan, structure and sequence learning programs;
3.3 Use teaching strategies;
3.6 Evaluate and improve teaching programs;
6.1 Identify and plan professional learning needs;
6.2 Engage in professional learning and improve practice;
6.3 Engage with colleagues and improve practice;
6.4 Apply professional learning and improve student learning;
7.4 Engage with professional teaching networks and broader communities.

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