Course Description

Make Engaged Thinking the Norm in Your Classroom

Creating a Culture of Thinking:  Metacognition in the Classroom will help educators from all age groups and disciplines learn to promote critical thinking in the classroom to help students become active and engaged in their own education. Participants will learn how to make thinking more visible to students and thereby supports students’ own metacognitive awareness and growth.

Learner Outcomes

  • Identify elements of culture in a classroom and how they affect student learning
  • Evaluate brain-based strategies for instruction and assessment
  • Create a unit of study that ties together all of the elements of a metacognitive culture and classroom

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers (K-12) who want to learn brain-based strategies to promote critical thinking with their students to foster a culture of engagement and learning.

Course Materials:  Text, Creating Cultures of Thinking: The 8 Forces We Must Master to Truly Transform Our Schools by Ron Ritchhart, available at Amazon.com or your local bookstore.

Technical Requirements

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s), Professional Programs and Series

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Course Format
Course Fee(s)
EDU PD - $317 credit (2 units) $317.00
Available for Extension Credit
2 units
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