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Thinking Practice

Practical ways to enable students to deliberately practise their thinking.

'Thinking Practice' is one of our Deep Dive Days - training designed to arm teachers with classroom ready strategies from the latest findings in the fields of cognitive and behavioural development, neuro-science and psychology. Whether you are a Thinking School or not, our Deep Dive Days are ideal CPD training for any teacher.

Workshop description:   Research tells us that effective teachers are able to make thinking processes visible and explicit to learners. Broadly based on the work of Project Zero at Harvard University, this workshop will explore a number of practical ideas to promote effective thinking. These ideas allow learners to deliberately practice explicit thinking routines whilst developing a shared vocabulary and deepening understanding of thinking processes. These ideas can be used across the curriculum with learners of all ages and stages of development.  

Target audience: Schools and teachers in any phase who are seeking to explicitly improving their pupils’ thinking.

How: Available as a whole or half day depending on location

Dr Helen Lewis


Trainer:
Dr Helen Lewis.  Helen is a former teacher and education adviser who now works as a Senior Lecturer in Swansea University School of Education. Her PhD focused on the development of metacognition in young learners, and she has written widely on this topic including her latest book “Teaching Creative and Critical Thinking in Schools”. 

Fee:  
Variable depending on structure requested. 10% Discount for Thinking Matters member schools.

BOOK NOW: Email or call +44 (0) 1793 771506

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