Using Thinking Routines to Ignite Student Engagement

Details

Have thinking routines become the fabric of your classroom’s culture. These patterns of action can be integrated and used in a variety of settings. This workshop provides numerous tools for student engagement to think critically about course content and become active investigators. Learn creative approaches for teaching students routines that help direct innovative thinking and guide classroom discussion. Move beyond simple responses to extend ideas, think divergently and reason logically. In this interactive workshop, thinking routines will be demonstrated as highly useful skills for 21st-century learners. 

Objectives and Outcomes 

  • Understand how to influence and shape classroom culture to make critical thinking a more central aspect of classroom life 
  • Learn techniques for students to generate, sort, connect and elaborate what they learned through visible thinking 
  • Understand how to extend and challenge students’ critical thinking skills in innovative ways

Additional Information

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Session Session 2 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
Day Day 2
Strand Classroom Strategies

Have thinking routines become the fabric of your classroom’s culture. These patterns of action can be integrated and used in a variety of settings. This workshop provides numerous tools for student engagement to think critically about course content and become active investigators. Learn creative approaches for teaching students routines that help direct innovative thinking and guide classroom discussion. Move beyond simple responses to extend ideas, think divergently and reason logically. In this interactive workshop, thinking routines will be demonstrated as highly useful skills for 21st-century learners. 

Objectives and Outcomes 

  • Understand how to influence and shape classroom culture to make critical thinking a more central aspect of classroom life 
  • Learn techniques for students to generate, sort, connect and elaborate what they learned through visible thinking 
  • Understand how to extend and challenge students’ critical thinking skills in innovative ways