Curriculum Studies

Concurrent

Mission Critical: A Practical Guide to Critical Thinking in the Classroom

Saturday, November 11
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Location: 219 B

Interested in critical thinking in the classroom but not sure exactly what that means? Examine and practice strategies for increasing the level of critical thinking in the classroom in this session that covers the theory and practice of critical thinking. Learn different ways to help students think more deeply and analytically while exploring options for creative directions to improve student achievement. Participants experience and practice different methods for incorporating higher levels of critical thinking into their lessons as they gain an understanding of the importance of higher-level thinking to the learning process.

Lisa Van Gemert

Founder
Gifted Guru

Using a combination of neuropsychology, pedagogy, experience, humor, technology and sheer fun, Lisa Van Gemert shares best practices in education with audiences around the world. She is an expert consult to television shows including Lifetime’s "Child Genius," and a writer of award-winning lesson plans, as well as numerous published articles on social psychology and pedagogy and the book, "Perfectionism: Practical Strategies for Managing Never Good Enough." A former teacher, school administrator, and Youth & Education Ambassador for Mensa, she shares resources for educators and parents on her website giftedguru.com and is co-founder of the Gifted Guild, a professional community for educators of the gifted. Lisa and her husband Steve are the parents of three sons and live in Arlington, Texas.

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