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22 November 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

EXPECTATIONS OF THINKING

STU Member Fee: $80 (incl. 7% GST)
Other Union Member Fee: $100 (incl. 7% GST)
Standard Fee: $120 (incl. 7% GST)
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Expectations operate as “action theories”; they act as an internal compass to direct the thinking processes in the classroom. Teachers’ expectations of thinking, made explicit through routines can scaffold students’ thinking and promote in-depth understanding of issues.

In this interactive workshop, participants will be introduced to Thinking Routines used to achieve specific types of thinking. In addition, Powerful Questioning will be introduced so that participants can be equipped with questioning techniques to induce the critical thinking skills of students. At the end of the workshop, teachers will take away practical questioning strategies that they can use to motivate students to think critically and creatively at all times.

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

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    Identify types of thinking that aid understanding
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    Identify different functions of questions
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    Recognise the features of Thinking Routines and the role that it plays in cultivating thinking
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    Apply powerful questions effectively to develop students’ critical thinking skills
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Funding (subject to eligibility)

Date / Time

Date:
22 November 2017
Time:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Workshop Categories:
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Contact Info

Phone:
(+65) 6296 0563
Email:
programmes@educare.sg

Venue

Singapore Teachers’ Union
583 Serangoon Road 218197 + Google Map
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