Thinking Tools as Powerful Practices in your English classroom


Who is this workshop designed for?

Years 7-9 English Teachers and HODs

What is this workshop about?

How can we accelerate progress in student literacy performance? Make every minute in our English classrooms powerful!

Students need to be able to think independently. But how can we support our students to come to thoughtful conclusions about literature and non-fiction texts without teacher input and guidance every time?

Find out how, through the use of powerful Thinking Tools.

In this workshop participants will:

  • Learn major comprehension strategies and the links to student metacognition
  • Discover the attributes of powerful Thinking Tools what they are, how they are used, and how to implement some as routines in your class
  • Apply two highly adaptable Thinking Tools to specific English assessment or text activities for students to start on their independent comprehending journey

Take Aways:

  • A range of transferable Thinking Tools students use to develop reading strategies
  • The know how to use the tools effectively as part of a comprehensive approach to improving teaching
Venue: Griffith University, Nathan Campus
Starting: 3:30 PM
Thursday 17th March 2016
Ending: 5:15 PM
Phone Enquiries: 07 3735 5643

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