Developing 21st century skills in the classroom: CRITICAL THINKING
This course has been designed for 21st century classroom where teachers have the increasing need to develop crucial skills of today such as creativity, critical thinking, collaboration and communication. Information and communication technology (ICT) has brought many changes when it comes to everyday life and we as educators need to keep up. Critical thinking has been identified as one of essential life skills that enables students to learn how to think rationally, clearly and most importantly – independently.
The focus of the course is on learning how to teach students to become analytical and to practice the ability to carefully examine information, interpret data and question evidence. Participants will be discussing ideas, exploring various case studies working in groups as a team and sharing examples of good practice. Problem solving is another crucial critical thinking skill that involves analysing a problem and coming up with practical solutions through clarification, collaboration, evaluation and decision making.
Learn how to engage your students through interactive activities, using innovation and active learning and create student-centred classroom with flipped classroom technique and blended learning. Boost your students’ imagination and creativity with practical storytelling techniques and learn how to guide them to be open-minded in order to be able to put aside any assumptions, evaluate ideas without bias, and embrace different perspectives, be fair and inclusive.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to develop and deepen their professional and general competences, to use innovative teaching tools and techniques as well as facilitate classroom management, work better in a mixed ability classroom, and increase their students’ motivation.
Enhance your communication skills in an international environment, improve your English language skills, enjoy the company of fellow teachers from many different European countries, network, collaborate, exchange experiences and share knowledge.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 7 Day(s)
- Skill level All level
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes