October 2017 Professional Development Workshop for Georgia Educators Announced
Critical Thinking LIVE From Mentoring Minds To Feature Sessions on Critical Thinking and Formative Assessment in the Digital Age, Developing Students’ Growth Mindset and Sparking Student Thinking
ATLANTA – June 13, 2017 – Georgia educators seeking new and innovative strategies for integrating critical thinking into learning and teaching are invited to attend Critical Thinking LIVE, a professional development opportunity from K–12 publisher, Mentoring Minds. The one-day event features interactive sessions on topics ranging from critical thinking and formative assessment in the digital age to developing students’ growth mindsets to sparking student thinking.
Rebecca Stobaugh, Ed.D., associate professor at Western Kentucky University, will deliver the keynote address, “Building a Culture for Thinking,” examining how educators can create dynamic critical thinking environments and the impact a thinking culture can have by leading to deeper learning and increased student engagement.
WHAT: Critical Thinking LIVE
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 26, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE: Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center, 100 CNN Center NW
WHO: Critical Thinking LIVE is designed for elementary educators and instructional leaders who want to make critical thinking an integral part of their classroom. It offers networking opportunities with teachers, peers, leaders and innovators, and is a great way to get reenergized with innovative new ideas as the school year gets under way.
Mentoring Minds’ mission is to put critical thinking at the center of the classroom. Its research-based resources are designed to be flexible for classroom needs, supporting technology integration and standards mastery for math, ELA, and science.
For more information, press only: Shaun Wiley, L. Wolfe Communications, 847-644-0237, [email protected].