"It is really a good programme. Though busy, if we all take time to complete all the activities and employ what we have learnt in our own classroom we will see great improvement in our students' performance. And we will be proud of ourselves as…"
"I am so happy you all find the programme so beneficial that you started to implement it in your lessons. Doing so will create a group of critical thinkers which is the whole aim of the programme. Keep it up!"
"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."
"Very good summary Ms. Thomas. The audio really clarified a lot of grey areas we had on the difference between assessment and evaluation. The programme was very well-thought out and put together. The good thing is that we have these audio sessions to…"
"We are almost at the end of the critical thinking course. It has been a very eventful journey. For those of us who are still procrastinating I encourage you to push forward. The reward is well worth the effort and the sacrifice you make. The…"
"When someone enjoys what they are doing they will work wonders. Congratulation in reaching this far. You may be this far because you are intrinsically motivated, and will reap the reward in the long run. You can be nothing but a better teacher on…"
This group aims to explore ways in which teachers in the ITEN region can improve their qualifications, teacher quality, and maintain their teaching excellence. We have a webinar next week with education specialist, Mary Burns, where she will show how teacher professional development efforts across the globe (from superstar nations like Singapore, Japan and Shanghai) to “stars” like Boston Public Schools to nations like Georgia and Ecuador that are pushing to improve teacher quality and teacher…See More
"Yes this activity does promote critical thinking because it allows students to analyze and reason the situation to come fourth with some form of answer. This activity also give room for discussion of more deeper thinking as students will then be…"
"I believe it does because even while reading the question the brain is already being primed to ascertain the answer. truth is this is a lovely way to get students to thinking critically because they will need to assimilate, analyze, evaluate,…"
"Marissa, I am happy to know you are benefiting from the comments shared. As long as the discussions and audio are having a positive impact on you and your teaching then continue to be a part of this discussion group.
"By allowing the students to discuss possible solutions with teacher-facilitation is a great idea.By having the students apply mathematical principles like ratio or multiplication could be applicable methods. This activity does involve critical…"
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