Powerful Understanding: teach your students to think critically and reflectively, deepening understanding of self, others and the World

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In this session, Canadian teacher, author and international speaker Adrienne Gear will introduce the key concepts from her new book Powerful Understanding. This book explores effective ways to build social-emotional skills as well as promoting critical thinking – two important core competencies for creating effective learners. For those familiar with Adrienne’s Reading Power strategies, you will see how she has integrated them into this model to extend and deepen learning. Come to this session and leave inspired and ready to teach your students to think critically and reflectively AND be confident, compassionate and caring citizens!  

Objectives and Outcomes 

  • Explore the Critical Thinking model 
  • Discuss social-emotional learning 
  • Deepen your understanding of self, others and the world

Additional Information

SKU CONF2019KAB
Session Session 2 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
Day Day 4
Strand Classroom Strategies, Mindset / Social Emotional

In this session, Canadian teacher, author and international speaker Adrienne Gear will introduce the key concepts from her new book Powerful Understanding. This book explores effective ways to build social-emotional skills as well as promoting critical thinking – two important core competencies for creating effective learners. For those familiar with Adrienne’s Reading Power strategies, you will see how she has integrated them into this model to extend and deepen learning. Come to this session and leave inspired and ready to teach your students to think critically and reflectively AND be confident, compassionate and caring citizens!  

Objectives and Outcomes 

  • Explore the Critical Thinking model 
  • Discuss social-emotional learning 
  • Deepen your understanding of self, others and the world