Welcome to the webinar!

Your presenters today:

Donna Albaugh - Professional Development Consultant, Region 4, NCDPI

Adriane Mingo - Professional Development Consultant, Region 6, NCDPI

Mandy Taylor - Professional Development Consultant, Region 7, NCDPI

Today's Topic: Critical Thinking in the Classroom, Part 2

Alignment with the Teaching Standards

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Standard Ia: Teachers demonstrate leadership: Teachers lead in their classrooms.

Standard IV: Teachers facilitate learning for their students:
IVc: Teachers use a variety of instructional methods.
IVd: Teachers integrate and utilize technology in their instruction.
IVe: Teachers help students develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
IVh: Teachers use a variety of methods to assess what each student has learned.

Standard Vb: Teachers reflect on their practice: Teachers link professional growth to their professional goals.

This webinar will be recorded and archived on the main 4Cs webinars page - bit.ly/4cs1314

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Interactive Agenda

Learning Target
10 minutes........
Welcome, and Overview of Critical Thinking and the P21 Framework.....................................
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Access the website where today's materials are housed.
  • Learn more about what critical thinking means.
  • Understand how critical thinking fits into the P21 Framework.
30 minutes
Explore Online Critical Thinking Tools Together
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Learn about and use a web 2.0 tool together to enhance my students' critical thinking skills.
  • Brainstorm ways the tool can be used in the classroom.
  • Explore ways to nuture the home and school connection.
15 minutes
Explore Online Critical Thinking Tools on your Own
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Have the time to explore other critical thinking tools.
  • Share with others the critical thinking tools I use in my classroom.
5 minutes
Closing and Evaluation
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Provide feedback to the presenters.
For Reference
Overview of TPACK
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Understand TPACK and its relationship to the 21st Century Classroom.

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Critical Thinking 2 Webinar Home | Overview | Explore Together | Explore on your Own | Closing and Evaluation |

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