Learn how to gather and respond to evidence of student learning during daily instruction. This training focuses on using formative assessment as an essential and planned part of instruction to take campus performance to a whole new level.
Critical thinking skills are embedded in educational standards, evidence that they are essential for student success inside and out of the classroom. This professional development session teaches participants the background knowledge and instructional approaches they need to create thinking-centered classrooms. It introduces practical, research-based strategies that encourage deeper levels of thinking, and equips participants to:
This training supports the implementation of several award-winning teacher resources from Mentoring Minds, including the Critical Thinking Guide, DOK-RBT Wheel, Critical Thinking Educator Wheel, and Critical Thinking Student Wheel.
Mentoring Minds’ professional development sessions are led by master educators who combine their own successful classroom experience with expertise in adult learning. Each session’s content showcases research-based practices that promote high-quality instruction.
Our long-term approach to professional development includes online and print follow-up resources that reinforce learning targets. This support equips schools to implement new learning in their classrooms long after the initial training is over.
If you need to schedule your professional development session for a specific date, please contact customer support at (800) 585-5258 before you place your online order to secure the date, time, and location. If you do not have a scheduling preference, you can place your order online and then call customer support to make arrangements afterward.
Description: Choose half-day or full-day training; include up to 75 participants
Funding Sources: Professional Development Title ll Part A
“The professional development was phenomenal. Teachers walked away with activities that they put into use immediately.”