The Thinking Classroom Transforming Educational Experiences through 21 st Century Skills. Stephanie Hartman, PhD Social Studies Content Specialist; Becky Russell, MLIS Library/21 st Century Skills Specialist Colorado Department of Education. Thinking Classroom Session Wiki
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The Thinking ClassroomTransforming Educational Experiences through 21st Century Skills
Stephanie Hartman, PhD
Social Studies Content Specialist;
Becky Russell, MLIS
Library/21st Century Skills Specialist
Colorado Department of Education
Thinking Classroom Session Wiki
What does a Colorado 21st century “Thinking Classroom” look like?
Colorado’s 21st Century Skills
Imagine a classroom 50 years ago.
Does it look any different today?
What Should it Look Like?
* Source: Erickson, H.L. (2007). Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction for the Thinking Classroom. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Prepared Graduate Competency ~ PGC
Concepts & skills indicating progress to PGC mastery
Promote critical thinking
Relevant societal context
Characteristics of Discipline
Post your thoughts and ideas for ways to support teachers in transforming students' learning experiences.
GOOGLE Docs post #1
Another Feeling? Discomfort
Assessment of the Process:
How Do We Get There From Here?
GOOGLE DOCS post #2
What tools or resources do you need to help your teachers transform their classrooms to “thinking classrooms?”
Professional Development Opportunities