Critical Thinking for MICO Teachers Audio Program

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Critical Thinking for MICO Teachers Audio Program

Location: MICO College
Members: 58
Latest Activity: May 30

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“Critical Thinking for Teachers” is a series of interactive radio programs and podcasts. These audio programs strengthen teachers’ ability to teach critical thinking skills in mathematics, literacy, science, and citizenship education. Woven into an entertaining drama series, the participatory lessons feature short pauses that allow teachers to respond to questions, partake in group discussions, write plans for their classes, and more. Participants learn practical skills to apply in the classroom immediately.

To download the audios please visithttps://soundcloud.com/iten-468155023

Discussion Forum

MCQ Quiz

Started by Khamica Bogle-Archer. Last reply by S.R Thomas Mar 26. 1 Reply

The quiz was manageable as it included questions on topics cover during the course. It emphasized how much I have learnt during the course.Continue

Toolkit

Started by Dorothy Lowe. Last reply by Pamela Thomas-Murray Feb 25. 4 Replies

I am so amazed at what I have learnt from the toolkit. I know God made me SMART, but now also is my lesson plans more S.M.A.R.T!The Bloom's Taxonomy, is a set of principles that I really endorse, but…Continue

Great Programme on Critical Thinking

Started by T. Richards Feb 25. 0 Replies

This programme has been very beneficial to me. It has refreshed prior knowledge and has offered deeper and greater insight on how to think critically and to assist my students in doing the same. The…Continue

Critical thinking for teachers

Started by ANGELA NADINE MORANT. Last reply by Angelita Robinson Feb 3. 1 Reply

This program has left an indelible marking on us as educators. we will use this tool well in creating a wealth of knowledge for future generation.Continue

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Comment by Judith Johnson on March 16, 2018 at 9:35am

 I am only weeks into my teacher training and the program has opened my understanding of the facilitation process as i was so lost. I have been listening to some of the lessons more than once. My challenge however is not having someone to examine my objectives as i try to write some during the exercises. The benefits are innumerable.

Comment by T. Richards on February 25, 2018 at 9:50pm
The programme was very beneficial and helped me to think critically which I in turn encourage my students to do. I also realise that the Socratic method was derived from Educational philosopher Socrates who made significant to education.
I liked the audio programmes. Just one thing though... the language was hard to understand at times. Otherwise, it wasn't stressful or time consuming! Which is good, since I have a busy schedule.
Comment by Md. Shafiqul Alam on February 7, 2018 at 12:01am

Already I have finished Critical thinking and problem solving training. I am a school ambassador of British Council and trainer of International School Award Program on Connecting Classrooms .

Comment by Devin on February 4, 2018 at 10:20pm

Good evening. I share your sentiments Angela Morant, this should be a compulsory course for teachers in the teachers' colleges. I have been rethinking the way I ask questions and focusing on the objectives of the lesson to ensure that I have the students thinking and drawing on their own experiences. I also find that some who were deemed less assertive are now opening up and are very responsive in class, especially the comprehension classes. 

Comment by Alethia Elaine Caldwell on February 2, 2018 at 12:12am

I find that it is much more easier to add critical thinking questions in my lesson plans...I am now practicing beforehand so as to develop mastery when asking the children questions...my children are kindergarteners, so they do take time to make connections with their real life experiences with what we are discussing at hand...for my personal development, I need to now create more time and patient so as to enable my children to express themselves more...but most time...TIME is against me...HELP!

Comment by ANGELA NADINE MORANT on February 1, 2018 at 10:27pm

I would recommend this course to all teachers, it gives insight and foresight. Thank God we are on the last lap.

Comment by Kenesha Bailey- N'Dalla on February 1, 2018 at 2:43pm

My views on the toolkit. At the beginning of the session, it was challenging; however by the time I proceed it became manageable. It was an interesting exercise, it was easy to comprehend. 

Comment by Danielle Kimone Smith on February 1, 2018 at 12:54pm

 Before this program I would have my students derive formula instead of giving it to them. I would do so by asking them probing questions and scaffold them into getting to the answer. 

 After listening to audios I have learnt other ways in which i can get students to think on their own. Some methods I have learnt are:

  • Socratic 
  • Problem Based Learning
  • Service based
  • academic conversations

 I am also more appreciative of making my learning objectives S.M.A.R.T. I am grateful to be apart of such an informative and effective program. I plan to incorporate all I have learnt in action in my lessons. 

Comment by Pamela Thomas-Murray on February 1, 2018 at 11:35am

I agree with you Prof. Briscoe. The audio programme is really effective in helping our teachers to model critical thinking for our students, and help them to become such thinkers. An excellent programme indeed.

Comment by Bermadee Opal McKenzie-Briscoe on February 1, 2018 at 10:33am

I join in commending the audio sessions that were really provided by ITEN/OAS; The Mico being a facililitating/collaborating arm for this part of the critical thinking for teachers system; http://www.oas.org/en/iten/audio.asp

 I think that it is a great programme that is applicable both in the  classroom setting and the real world. This means of reaching teachers/ learners through using audio is relevant, useful and of a high quality. Has anyone done his/her learning style inventory as yet? What is your preferred learning style?

 

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