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Help Students Develop Critical Thinking Online and in the Classroom
Thursday, September 10, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Presented by Dr. Richard M. Cash, Educator, Author, and Consultant
Sponsored by Free Spirit Publishing
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Critical thinking is an essential tool in today’s highly complex and confusing world. Without explicitly taught structures to reasoning, thinking is ill formed, disorganized, biased, narrow, and without direction. By using a critical thinking approach to learning, your students build background knowledge, strong academic vocabulary, and enhanced content understanding.
In this edWebinar, learn how to construct challenges that develop critical thinking throughout any content area, especially in an online platform. Assist your students in developing effective conscious thinking that is organized, open and fair minded, well reasoned, and communicated clearly. Additionally, this session highlights how virtual learning can enhance deeper learning.
This recorded edWebinar will benefit K–12 teachers, administrators, special education professionals, and gifted education professionals.
About the Presenter
Dr. Richard M. Cash of nRich Consulting is an award-winning author and educator who has worked in the field of education for over 25 years. His range of experience includes teaching, curriculum coordination, and program administration. Currently, he’s an internationally recognized education consultant whose work has taken him around the world.
His areas of expertise are educational programming, rigorous and challenging curriculum design, differentiated instruction, 21st century skills, brain-compatible classrooms, gifted and talented education, and self-regulated learning. Dr. Cash authored the books Advancing Differentiation: Thinking and Learning for the 21st Century (2017), a finalist for the Association for Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award and The Legacy Book® Award for Outstanding Educators Publication; Differentiation for Gifted Learners: Going Beyond the Basics (2018, co-author Diane Heacox), winner of The Legacy Book® Award for Outstanding Educators Publication; and Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Learn. All books are published by Free Spirit Publishing (freespirit.com).
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