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Professional Development

Higher-Order Thinking Skills
This course helps you teach students higher-order thinking skills so that they are better prepared to be lifelong learners.


Lesson 1 What are higher-order thinking skills? What does the research say, and how can students benefit from employing critical thinking, creative thinking, metacgognition. Time to complete: approximately 30 minutes.
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Lesson 2 Assess your teaching style for evidence of higher-order thinking. Learn ways to include higher-order thinking skills in your lessons, and how higher-order thinking fits into all areas of the curriculum. Time to complete: approximately 30 minutes.
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Lesson 3 Downloadable lesson plans and activities that build on students' prior knowledge, promote inquiry. See how problem solving and decision-making can foster higher-order thinking in your classroom. Time to complete: approximately 25 minutes.
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John Grischow
John Grischow is an educational consultant specializing in state curriculum standards and staff development.  Previously, he has served as a social studies teacher and school administrator in Ohio and North Carolina public schools for 24 years.

Grischow received his BS in Education and Master of Arts in History at Youngstown (Ohio) State University, and his Master of School Administration at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, where he was a Principal Fellow.

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