Fostering Critical and Creative Thinking in the Classroom

This course will show you how to identify and explain ways to assess depth of understanding and critical and creative thinking skills through the three phases of learning and SOLO model.
  NESA Accredited
  Tqi Accredited
  • 4.8 Rating

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  • Targeted to

    All Educators

  • 5 Hours

    Course Duration
  • Standards

    3.3, 5.1

NESA accredited

Completing Fostering Critical and Creative Thinking in the Classroom will contribute 5 
area of Delivery and Assessment of NSW Curriculum/EYLF addressing Standard
Descriptor(s) 3.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards
maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

TQI accredited

For teachers in the ACT, this course is accredited with TQI for 5 hours

About this course

Join Alice Vigors as she takes you through the difference between critical and creative thinking and examine its role in the classroom. Reflect on and explore the implications of critical and creative thinking on pedagogical and classroom practice and understand the role of assessment in the development of student thinking.

This course will show you how to identify and explain ways to assess depth of understanding and critical and creative thinking skills through the three phases of learning and SOLO model.

You will learn:

  • Learn the difference between critical and creative thinking and examine its role in the classroom
  • Reflect on and explore the implications of critical and creative thinking on pedagogical and classroom practice
  • Better understand the role of assessment in the development of student thinking
  • Identify and explain ways to assess depth of understanding and critical and creative thinking skills through the three phases of learning and SOLO model

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Alice Vigors

Assistant Principal Curriculum and Instruction, Speaker and Published Author of the Thinking Classroom

Alice is also the founder of Thinking Pathways

About

Alice Vigors is an educator in New South Wales, Australia. She has been teaching for over 13 years in both the Public and Catholic school systems. She is passionate about supporting and encouraging educators to think deeply about their efforts to cultivate critical and creative thinking and learning opportunities for students.