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Baradene College (Auckland) 21st November and St Andrews College (Christchurch) 22nd November
This Critical Thinking seminar will:
provide a framework for introductory, intermediate and advanced levels of reasoning.
provide teachers with practical ways of helping students recognise the structure of arguments.
improve academic results through the development of critical thinking skills.
demonstrate new concept clarification exercises.
give teachers ways to help students distinguish good reasoning from impoverished reasoning.
explain how students can evaluate arguments.
outline important formal and informal fallacies.
provide methodologies and resources to enable your students to argue respectfully, collaboratively and creatively.
Certificate of Effective Practice in Gifted Education
Winner 2017 US National Assn Professional Development Network Award Location: Online in 12 fortnightly modules
Next intake: March 2019
A course grounded in research but with a strong focus on practical strategies and offering continuous individual support from tutors who are amongst New Zealand's most highly experienced facilitators in this field. See the teachers' page on our website for prospectus and enrolment form!