Explore teaching methods that cultivate depth of understanding. This session gives participants a greater understanding of instructional strategies that introduce rigor and encourage complexity of thought.
Embedding rigor and complexity into teaching methods is vital for developing 21st-century thinkers. Depth of understanding is required to be able to apply higher-order thinking skills in real-world contexts. This training will empower 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.”